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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 412 401 384
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing 3G 13 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.94% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 8
Average daily rate
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£160 £338 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.59% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £448 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
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
3185 3098 3646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.01% 12.31% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 2025 2190
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 88 179
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +15 2 - - 3
Twickenham - - - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) VPN
3 15 (34.88%) Blackberry
3 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
4 13 (30.23%) 2G
5 12 (27.91%) 4G
6 11 (25.58%) Cisco
6 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.58%) MS Office
7 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
8 9 (20.93%) SQL
8 9 (20.93%) LTE
9 7 (16.28%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) VMware
10 6 (13.95%) Wireless
10 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.95%) Broadband
10 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (13.95%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
11 5 (11.63%) UMTS
11 5 (11.63%) WAN
11 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
11 5 (11.63%) SSL

3G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.33%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) VPN
2 13 (30.23%) 2G
3 12 (27.91%) 4G
4 9 (20.93%) LTE
5 6 (13.95%) Wireless
5 6 (13.95%) Broadband
5 6 (13.95%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (11.63%) UMTS
6 5 (11.63%) WAN
6 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
6 5 (11.63%) HTTP
6 5 (11.63%) SSL
7 4 (9.30%) Intranet
7 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.98%) SDH
8 3 (6.98%) ATM
8 3 (6.98%) GSM
9 2 (4.65%) LAN
9 2 (4.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Ant
1 3 (6.98%) Toad
1 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.98%) Maven
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
1 3 (6.98%) Selenium
1 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (6.98%) eggPlant
2 2 (4.65%) Calabash
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Support Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Field Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.65%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.65%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) J2ME
1 3 (6.98%) WAP
1 3 (6.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Hedge funds
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Handset
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) NetWare
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Project Management
1 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
1 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
2 3 (6.98%) Service Management
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
2 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
2 3 (6.98%) Scrum
2 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
2 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
2 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
2 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Automation Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Dependency Management
3 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.65%) Matrix Management
3 2 (4.65%) Network Design
3 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
3 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MOS
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) DameWare
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (11.63%) Altiris
4 5 (11.63%) Reuters
4 5 (11.63%) Bloomberg
5 4 (9.30%) Sage
5 4 (9.30%) Ericsson
5 4 (9.30%) Siemens
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) Apple
6 3 (6.98%) Huawei
7 2 (4.65%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.33%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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