The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 78 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 1.30% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 6.03% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
3GPP
Berkshire

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
226 199 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.78% 21.58% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 70 85
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
1 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) CDMA
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) GGSN
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN

3GPP
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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) CDMA
3 1 (25.00%) GGSN
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) ISUP
3 1 (25.00%) Megaco
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) RNC
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase