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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 63 69
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 1.34% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.28% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
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
286 207 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.93% 21.41% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 74 92
Median daily rate £400 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 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 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Node B

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 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Node B
2 1 (33.33%) RNC
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia