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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 1.05% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £295
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £39.00

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
173 286 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.83% 28.71% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 151 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 £274 £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%

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 3 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer