The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 0 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £35.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+25.35% -17.91%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
249 232 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.26% 25.03% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 96
Average daily rate £363 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +50.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
3GPP
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) CDMA
1 3 (75.00%) GPRS
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) Megaco
3 1 (25.00%) ISUP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Tcl
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) STUN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) CDMA
1 3 (75.00%) GPRS
1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) STUN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) MGW
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) RTP
3 1 (25.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) Megaco
3 1 (25.00%) ISUP
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Tektronix
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft