The first table below looks at the demand for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire 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 67 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.03% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £265 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £273 £280
% change year-on-year
- -2.67%
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 97 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 15.35% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 56
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
3GPP
East of England

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3GPP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the Hertfordshire 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Watford - - - -
3GPP
East of England

3GPP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (25.00%) GGSN
4 1 (25.00%) SGSN
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) GGSN
4 1 (25.00%) SGSN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center