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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 206 - 212
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£648 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £638 - £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.75
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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
744 696 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.74% 11.88% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 491 566
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £231 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 40
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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

3GPP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared