The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - 205
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
716 695 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.93% 11.65% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 512 550
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3GPP across the City of London region.

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London