The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 389 381 367
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing 3G 22 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.87% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
Average daily rate £375 £250 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £220 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £355 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £266 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -15.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £14.62
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 - £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 - £15.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +157.14%
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 25 (47.17%) 4G
2 19 (35.85%) 2G
3 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
3 17 (32.08%) Cisco
4 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (26.42%) Degree
5 13 (24.53%) LTE
6 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (22.64%) CCNA
7 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
7 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.87%) CCNP
7 10 (18.87%) Wireless
8 9 (16.98%) VPN
8 9 (16.98%) SQL
8 9 (16.98%) Windows
9 8 (15.09%) QA
10 7 (13.21%) Handset
10 7 (13.21%) DSL
10 7 (13.21%) Java
10 7 (13.21%) GSM
10 7 (13.21%) UMTS
11 6 (11.32%) RIP
11 6 (11.32%) MS Office
11 6 (11.32%) ITIL
11 6 (11.32%) Broadband
11 6 (11.32%) OSPF
11 6 (11.32%) BGP
11 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
11 6 (11.32%) Finance

3G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) 4G
2 19 (35.85%) 2G
3 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (24.53%) LTE
5 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
5 10 (18.87%) Wireless
6 9 (16.98%) VPN
7 7 (13.21%) DSL
7 7 (13.21%) GSM
7 7 (13.21%) UMTS
8 6 (11.32%) BGP
8 6 (11.32%) Broadband
8 6 (11.32%) OSPF
8 6 (11.32%) RIP
9 5 (9.43%) DMVPN
9 5 (9.43%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.43%) GPRS
9 5 (9.43%) SNMP
9 5 (9.43%) TACACS
10 4 (7.55%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JUnit
1 2 (3.77%) Selenium
General
1 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Billing
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Field Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Field Test Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Support
6 2 (3.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) 4G Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) 802.1X
1 5 (9.43%) WAP
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) JSON
2 4 (7.55%) OAuth
2 4 (7.55%) OAuth2
2 4 (7.55%) OpenID
2 4 (7.55%) REST
2 4 (7.55%) RESTful
2 4 (7.55%) SAML
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.89%) POSIX
4 1 (1.89%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Handset
2 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
4 4 (7.55%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.66%) Statistics
6 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.77%) User Experience
7 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (1.89%) iPhone
7 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Android
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SUSE
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Analytics
2 5 (9.43%) ETL
2 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
3 4 (7.55%) Data Mapping
3 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
3 4 (7.55%) Fault Analysis
3 4 (7.55%) Fault Management
3 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
3 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Network Design
4 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.77%) Defect Management
5 2 (3.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Presales
5 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 12 (22.64%) CCNA
2 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.87%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) HND
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) HNC
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Iperf
2 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.77%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) BT
3 5 (9.43%) Huawei
4 4 (7.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Ericsson
5 3 (5.66%) iManage
5 3 (5.66%) Nokia
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Amdocs
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.77%) Nortel
6 2 (3.77%) Sage
6 2 (3.77%) Siemens
7 1 (1.89%) Cramer
7 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.89%) NEC
7 1 (1.89%) VMware
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