The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing 3G 14 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.95% 1.48% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 5.10% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 15
Median daily rate £185 £338 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £290 £269
% change year-on-year
-6.03% +7.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 294 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.68% 29.05% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 157 77
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Reading region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Reading

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Reading region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for 3G.

1 31 (91.18%) 4G
2 25 (73.53%) 2G
3 21 (61.76%) Huawei
3 21 (61.76%) Ericsson
4 20 (58.82%) Nokia
5 16 (47.06%) CCNP
5 16 (47.06%) CCNA
5 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (47.06%) LTE
6 15 (44.12%) ITIL
7 14 (41.18%) Back Office
8 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
8 13 (38.24%) Nokia Networks
8 13 (38.24%) Wireshark
8 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
8 13 (38.24%) Cisco
8 13 (38.24%) CCIE
8 13 (38.24%) Juniper
9 11 (32.35%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (23.53%) UMTS
11 6 (17.65%) GSM
12 5 (14.71%) UTRAN
13 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
13 3 (8.82%) Network Planning
13 3 (8.82%) Project Management
13 3 (8.82%) HNC
13 3 (8.82%) HND
14 2 (5.88%) Unix
14 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
14 2 (5.88%) Microsoft

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) 4G
2 25 (73.53%) 2G
3 16 (47.06%) LTE
4 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
4 13 (38.24%) Wireshark
5 11 (32.35%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (23.53%) UMTS
7 6 (17.65%) GSM
8 5 (14.71%) UTRAN
9 2 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (5.88%) Wireless
10 1 (2.94%) DWDM
10 1 (2.94%) RANAP
10 1 (2.94%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (2.94%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MS Access
General
1 14 (41.18%) Back Office
2 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) 3G Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) 4G Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Optimisation Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Radio Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.94%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Network Planning
2 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
2 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) eTOM
4 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.94%) SOA
4 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) CCNA
1 16 (47.06%) CCNP
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCIE
3 3 (8.82%) HNC
3 3 (8.82%) HND
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Ericsson
1 21 (61.76%) Huawei
2 20 (58.82%) Nokia
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
3 13 (38.24%) Juniper
3 13 (38.24%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.94%) Samsung
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