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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
England / London
Rank 399 392 394
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing 3G 10 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 1.05% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 5
Median daily rate £650 £308 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.38% +23.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £294 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.23% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-62.13% +5.62%

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
2473 2661 2759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.67% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1740 1845
Median daily rate £430 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 78 64
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -6 2 - -
Hayes - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 16 (61.54%) 4G
2 14 (53.85%) 2G
3 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (30.77%) VPN
5 7 (26.92%) LTE
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (19.23%) VLAN
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (19.23%) Network Security
6 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
6 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
6 5 (19.23%) CCIE
6 5 (19.23%) CCSP
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 5 (19.23%) MPLS
6 5 (19.23%) OSPF
6 5 (19.23%) BGP
6 5 (19.23%) JNCIE
7 4 (15.38%) UMTS
7 4 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (15.38%) MVNO
7 4 (15.38%) VoLTE
8 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (11.54%) Statistics
8 3 (11.54%) Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7

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 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) 4G
2 14 (53.85%) 2G
3 8 (30.77%) VPN
4 7 (26.92%) LTE
5 5 (19.23%) BGP
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (19.23%) MPLS
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security
5 5 (19.23%) OSPF
5 5 (19.23%) VLAN
6 4 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (15.38%) MVNO
6 4 (15.38%) UMTS
6 4 (15.38%) VoLTE
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
8 2 (7.69%) HTTP
8 2 (7.69%) SSL
8 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Radio Planner
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
2 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (11.54%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
3 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCIE
1 5 (19.23%) CCSP
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (19.23%) JNCIE
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco
1 5 (19.23%) Palo Alto
2 3 (11.54%) Remedy
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Altiris
3 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.69%) Huawei
3 2 (7.69%) Reuters
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) BT
4 1 (3.85%) Ciena
4 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Nokia
4 1 (3.85%) Nortel