The first table below looks at the demand for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 18 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 566 443 462
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +19
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 24 60 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.92% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 21
Average daily rate £400 £273 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.78% -2.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £273 £280
% change year-on-year
- -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
3GPP
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3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in England

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in England

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the England region.

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in England

3GPP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -39 10 - - 2
London -20 6 £400 -15.78% 4
East of England -37 6 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
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3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (52.73%) LTE
2 19 (34.55%) Telecoms
3 15 (27.27%) UMTS
4 14 (25.45%) 3G
5 12 (21.82%) 4G
6 10 (18.18%) GPRS
6 10 (18.18%) Degree
7 9 (16.36%) Huawei
7 9 (16.36%) WCDMA
7 9 (16.36%) Network Architecture
8 8 (14.55%) GSM
8 8 (14.55%) ATM
8 8 (14.55%) Finance
9 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
9 7 (12.73%) SGSN
9 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.73%) C
9 7 (12.73%) C++
9 7 (12.73%) CDMA
9 7 (12.73%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (10.91%) Wireless
10 6 (10.91%) 2G
10 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.91%) Use Case
10 6 (10.91%) Marketing
10 6 (10.91%) Billing
10 6 (10.91%) VoLTE
11 5 (9.09%) Android
11 5 (9.09%) Smartcard
12 4 (7.27%) Ericsson

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (3.64%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) LTE
2 15 (27.27%) UMTS
3 14 (25.45%) 3G
4 12 (21.82%) 4G
5 10 (18.18%) GPRS
6 9 (16.36%) WCDMA
7 8 (14.55%) GSM
7 8 (14.55%) ATM
8 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
8 7 (12.73%) SGSN
8 7 (12.73%) CDMA
8 7 (12.73%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.91%) Wireless
9 6 (10.91%) 2G
9 6 (10.91%) VoLTE
10 4 (7.27%) GGSN
10 4 (7.27%) NAS
10 4 (7.27%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (5.45%) NFC
12 2 (3.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 19 (34.55%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Billing
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (10.91%) Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 5 (9.09%) RF Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Tester
6 2 (3.64%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) GUI Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) SOAP
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
1 2 (3.64%) XML
1 2 (3.64%) SAML
1 2 (3.64%) JSON
1 2 (3.64%) OAuth
1 2 (3.64%) OpenID
1 2 (3.64%) REST
1 2 (3.64%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Smartcard
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.64%) EMV
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
3 2 (3.64%) Handset
3 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Network Architecture
2 6 (10.91%) Use Case
3 4 (7.27%) Validation
3 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
3 4 (7.27%) eTOM
3 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
4 3 (5.45%) Network Design
4 3 (5.45%) Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Test Management
4 3 (5.45%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.64%) CRM
5 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
5 2 (3.64%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) C
1 7 (12.73%) C++
2 3 (5.45%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) Tcl
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Huawei
2 4 (7.27%) Ericsson
3 2 (3.64%) Calypso
3 2 (3.64%) Agilent
3 2 (3.64%) Tektronix
3 2 (3.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (1.82%) NetHawk
4 1 (1.82%) Anite
4 1 (1.82%) SGI
4 1 (1.82%) Nokia
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Sybase
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