The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP 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 3GPP over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 70 89 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 1 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.093% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.42% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£550 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £269 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.16% -23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 - £40.00
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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
196 239 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.59% 22.17% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 130
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.55 £15.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £13.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Comverse
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) UTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (100.00%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Comverse