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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 370 353 336
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing 3G 24 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.62% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +130.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £104 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £485 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £310 £265
% change year-on-year
-13.70% +16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £14.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+160.32% -61.64%
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
2760 2720 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 12.44% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1766 1722
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 73 158
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 1 £218 -53.22% 3
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (36.54%) LTE
1 19 (36.54%) 4G
2 18 (34.62%) Telecoms
3 17 (32.69%) 2G
4 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (23.08%) Cisco
6 11 (21.15%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (19.23%) Ericsson
7 10 (19.23%) VPN
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) MS Office
8 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
8 9 (17.31%) Windows
8 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
9 8 (15.38%) Huawei
10 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
10 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (13.46%) Project Management
10 7 (13.46%) SQL
10 7 (13.46%) Broadband
10 7 (13.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (13.46%) HSPA
10 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
11 6 (11.54%) CRM
11 6 (11.54%) SLA
11 6 (11.54%) UMTS
11 6 (11.54%) 802.11
11 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (11.54%) Network Planning
12 5 (9.62%) Degree

3G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) LTE
1 19 (36.54%) 4G
2 17 (32.69%) 2G
3 11 (21.15%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (19.23%) VPN
5 7 (13.46%) Broadband
5 7 (13.46%) HSPA
5 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (11.54%) UMTS
6 6 (11.54%) 802.11
7 5 (9.62%) SNMP
8 4 (7.69%) Wireless
9 2 (3.85%) ZigBee
9 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.85%) Intranet
9 2 (3.85%) 3GPP
9 2 (3.85%) GSM
10 1 (1.92%) PBX
10 1 (1.92%) CDMA
10 1 (1.92%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Designer
4 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.77%) IT Support
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
5 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (3.85%) Systems Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) Handset
4 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) SecurID
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) NetWare
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
2 7 (13.46%) Project Management
2 7 (13.46%) Supplier Management
3 6 (11.54%) Network Planning
3 6 (11.54%) CRM
4 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.77%) Network Management
6 3 (5.77%) Dependency Management
7 2 (3.85%) Line Management
8 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL
8 1 (1.92%) Change Control
8 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.92%) Logistics
8 1 (1.92%) Service Management
8 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.92%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MOS
4 1 (1.92%) MCTS
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco
2 10 (19.23%) Ericsson
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.38%) Huawei
5 7 (13.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (9.62%) Nokia
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix
7 4 (7.69%) VMware
8 3 (5.77%) HP
9 2 (3.85%) Novell
9 2 (3.85%) Siemens
9 2 (3.85%) Lotus
9 2 (3.85%) Sage
9 2 (3.85%) Symantec
9 2 (3.85%) Becrypt
9 2 (3.85%) CA
10 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.92%) NEC
10 1 (1.92%) Nortel
10 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
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