The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - 218
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
759 900 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.45% 14.26% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 607 722
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 43 43
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.10 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £135.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
3GPP
London

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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Calypso
3 1 (16.67%) EMV
3 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) NFC
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (16.67%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EMV
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Calypso