The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 30 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing 3G 35 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.17% 3.79% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 13.46% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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£270 £310 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +13.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £294 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £318 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.82% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +19.65%
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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
155 260 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.47% 28.14% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 82 75
Average daily rate £338 £338 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

3G Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 58 (76.32%) Telecoms
2 56 (73.68%) 4G
3 45 (59.21%) LTE
4 43 (56.58%) Radio Access Network
5 37 (48.68%) 2G
6 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 19 (25.00%) UNIX
8 11 (14.47%) MS Access
8 11 (14.47%) Perl
8 11 (14.47%) SQL
8 11 (14.47%) XML
8 11 (14.47%) VoLTE
9 10 (13.16%) HND
10 9 (11.84%) HNC
10 9 (11.84%) 3GPP
10 9 (11.84%) CCNP
10 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (10.53%) Degree
11 8 (10.53%) Project Management
11 8 (10.53%) Electronics
11 8 (10.53%) CCNA
11 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 8 (10.53%) MS Office
11 8 (10.53%) Linux
12 7 (9.21%) IPsec
12 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
12 7 (9.21%) PKI
12 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
13 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.53%) MS Office
3 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 56 (73.68%) 4G
2 45 (59.21%) LTE
3 43 (56.58%) Radio Access Network
4 37 (48.68%) 2G
5 11 (14.47%) VoLTE
6 9 (11.84%) 3GPP
7 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.21%) IPsec
9 6 (7.89%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.58%) GSM
10 5 (6.58%) Internet
11 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.26%) RNC
11 4 (5.26%) SGSN
11 4 (5.26%) SS7
12 3 (3.95%) SMS
12 3 (3.95%) UMTS
12 3 (3.95%) Broadband
12 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
12 3 (3.95%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) MS Access
General
1 58 (76.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Electronics
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (11.84%) Test Engineer
2 7 (9.21%) Architect
2 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (6.58%) RAN Engineer
4 3 (3.95%) Network Planner
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (3.95%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 3 (3.95%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
4 3 (3.95%) Project Engineer
4 3 (3.95%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) Coordinator
5 2 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (2.63%) Technical Manager
5 2 (2.63%) Tester
5 2 (2.63%) Analyst
5 2 (2.63%) OSS Architect
5 2 (2.63%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (1.32%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) PKI
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) Project Management
2 5 (6.58%) Validation
2 5 (6.58%) Line Management
3 4 (5.26%) Data Entry
3 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 4 (5.26%) Network Design
3 4 (5.26%) Test Management
4 3 (3.95%) System Testing
4 3 (3.95%) Network Planning
4 3 (3.95%) Migration
4 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
4 3 (3.95%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (3.95%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (3.95%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.63%) Test Planning
5 2 (2.63%) Test Strategy
5 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL
5 2 (2.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Perl
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) HND
2 9 (11.84%) CCNP
2 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.84%) HNC
3 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 8 (10.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) OpenView
1 2 (2.63%) HP NNM
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) HP
2 4 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 4 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (3.95%) Nokia
3 3 (3.95%) Huawei
3 3 (3.95%) Greenplum
3 3 (3.95%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.95%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.63%) Remedy
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
4 2 (2.63%) SevOne
5 1 (1.32%) Siemens
5 1 (1.32%) Nortel
5 1 (1.32%) BT
5 1 (1.32%) Cramer
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