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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 200 227 199
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.042% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £595 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £269 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.04% -23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
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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
749 825 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.76% 11.67% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 531 593
Average daily rate £375 £425 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.33 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.11% -10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) 3G

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ION Trading