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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 222 -
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.055% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £195 £273
% change year-on-year
+58.97% -28.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -25.26%
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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
812 880 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 12.13% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 576 667
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.19 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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