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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 386 378 348
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs citing 3G 17 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.99% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 23
Average daily rate
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£269 £500 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% +185.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £147 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £505 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.73 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
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
2975 2826 3018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.71% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1917 1842 1881
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 132
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
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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 +12 2 £425 -15.00% 3
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 28 (65.12%) Telecoms
2 27 (62.79%) 2G
3 19 (44.19%) LTE
4 18 (41.86%) 4G
5 11 (25.58%) Ericsson
6 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (13.95%) Nokia
7 6 (13.95%) VPN
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco
7 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.63%) HSPA
8 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
8 5 (11.63%) Handset
9 4 (9.30%) Network Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Wireless
9 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (9.30%) Juniper
9 4 (9.30%) 802.11
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (6.98%) SLA
10 3 (6.98%) Windows
10 3 (6.98%) Broadband
10 3 (6.98%) GSM
10 3 (6.98%) HP
10 3 (6.98%) Nortel
10 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 3 (6.98%) Firewall

3G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) 2G
2 19 (44.19%) LTE
3 18 (41.86%) 4G
4 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) HSPA
7 4 (9.30%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (9.30%) Wireless
7 4 (9.30%) 802.11
8 3 (6.98%) Broadband
8 3 (6.98%) GSM
8 3 (6.98%) Firewall
9 2 (4.65%) LAN
9 2 (4.65%) GPRS
9 2 (4.65%) MPLS
9 2 (4.65%) OSPF
9 2 (4.65%) BGP
9 2 (4.65%) VoIP
9 2 (4.65%) WAN
9 2 (4.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 28 (65.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Designer
3 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.65%) Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Radio Network Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Handset
3 2 (4.65%) IVR
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.33%) BYOD
4 1 (2.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) SUSE
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Network Planning
2 3 (6.98%) Project Management
3 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.33%) Line Management
4 1 (2.33%) Logistics
4 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.33%) Use Case
4 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Test Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Management
4 1 (2.33%) Change Management
4 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.33%) Validation
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.33%) CRM
4 1 (2.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) CCNP
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.65%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Ericsson
2 6 (13.95%) Nokia
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Juniper
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Nortel
4 3 (6.98%) Huawei
5 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
5 2 (4.65%) Avaya
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.65%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) NEC
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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