The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 428 411 422
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing 3G 23 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.100% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 1.01% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 5
Median daily rate £360 £320 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £405 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £270 £311
% change year-on-year
-15.74% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.82 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +12.30%
3G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3301 3060 3131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.34% 12.92% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 1974 1919
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 89 99
Median hourly rate £21.45 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in London

3G
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in London

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in London

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

3G Hourly Rate Trend in London

3G
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 4 £338 -10.00%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for 3G.

1 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
1 22 (61.11%) 4G
2 18 (50.00%) 2G
3 11 (30.56%) LTE
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) UMTS
5 7 (19.44%) VPN
6 6 (16.67%) GSM
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
7 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
7 5 (13.89%) JNCIE
7 5 (13.89%) VLAN
7 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) CCIE
7 5 (13.89%) CCSP
7 5 (13.89%) MPLS
7 5 (13.89%) OSPF
7 5 (13.89%) BGP
8 4 (11.11%) WAN
8 4 (11.11%) MS Office
8 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 4 (11.11%) Electronics
8 4 (11.11%) Network Design

3G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) 4G
2 18 (50.00%) 2G
3 11 (30.56%) LTE
4 7 (19.44%) UMTS
4 7 (19.44%) VPN
5 6 (16.67%) GSM
5 6 (16.67%) Network Security
6 5 (13.89%) BGP
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (13.89%) MPLS
6 5 (13.89%) OSPF
6 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (13.89%) VLAN
7 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (8.33%) UTRAN
8 3 (8.33%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) BODI
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Electronics
4 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Radio Planner
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) JMS
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) VHDL
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Solaris
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Network Design
2 3 (8.33%) Line Management
2 3 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
2 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Change Control
3 2 (5.56%) Data Management
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.56%) Network Management
3 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.56%) Product Management
3 2 (5.56%) QMS
3 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
2 2 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCIE
2 5 (13.89%) CCSP
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) JNCIE
3 2 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
3 3 (8.33%) Nokia
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
4 2 (5.56%) Aruba
4 2 (5.56%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Motorola
5 1 (2.78%) Anite
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Empirix
5 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Sun
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) VMware