The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
England / South East
Rank 194 160 89
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -71
Contract jobs citing 3G 49 98 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 1.14% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.14% 5.59% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 52
Median daily rate £188 £314 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.23% +23.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £257 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £429 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £301 £270
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.97% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £35.65 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.40 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1559 1754 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.47% 20.44% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 972 951
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 90 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3G
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the South East region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3G
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

3G Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

3G
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -15 34 £185 -52.10% 3
Hampshire +7 6 £190 - 1
Surrey -1 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +5 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3G 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 South East region with a requirement for 3G.

1 87 (76.99%) 4G
2 58 (51.33%) 2G
3 56 (49.56%) Telecoms
4 49 (43.36%) LTE
5 32 (28.32%) Ericsson
6 30 (26.55%) Huawei
7 29 (25.66%) Radio Access Network
8 27 (23.89%) Nokia
9 25 (22.12%) ITIL
10 23 (20.35%) Nokia Networks
11 20 (17.70%) Cisco
12 19 (16.81%) UMTS
12 19 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (15.04%) CCNP
13 17 (15.04%) TCP/IP
13 17 (15.04%) MS Office
14 16 (14.16%) GSM
14 16 (14.16%) CCNA
14 16 (14.16%) Juniper
14 16 (14.16%) Back Office
15 14 (12.39%) CCIE
16 13 (11.50%) Wireshark
16 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
17 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
17 12 (10.62%) VoLTE
18 11 (9.73%) MS Visio
19 10 (8.85%) SLA
19 10 (8.85%) Project Management
19 10 (8.85%) Network Architecture
20 9 (7.96%) Performance Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Office
2 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 87 (76.99%) 4G
2 58 (51.33%) 2G
3 49 (43.36%) LTE
4 29 (25.66%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (16.81%) UMTS
6 17 (15.04%) TCP/IP
7 16 (14.16%) GSM
8 13 (11.50%) Wireshark
9 12 (10.62%) VoLTE
10 8 (7.08%) Firewall
11 7 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (6.19%) Wireless
12 6 (5.31%) Diameter Protocol
12 6 (5.31%) SIGTRAN
13 5 (4.42%) DWDM
13 5 (4.42%) Ethernet
13 5 (4.42%) GPRS
13 5 (4.42%) UTRAN
14 4 (3.54%) 3GPP
14 4 (3.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) MS Access
3 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.88%) GIS
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 56 (49.56%) Telecoms
2 16 (14.16%) Back Office
3 4 (3.54%) Electronics
4 3 (2.65%) Finance
4 3 (2.65%) Marketing
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (12.39%) 3G Engineer
2 13 (11.50%) RAN Engineer
3 11 (9.73%) 4G Engineer
3 11 (9.73%) Optimisation Engineer
3 11 (9.73%) Test Engineer
4 9 (7.96%) Radio Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Architect
7 5 (4.42%) LTE Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.54%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.54%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Support Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Technical Trainer
8 4 (3.54%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.88%) WAP
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.42%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) Handset
5 1 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 6 (5.31%) Windows
3 5 (4.42%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) ITIL
2 10 (8.85%) Network Architecture
2 10 (8.85%) Project Management
3 9 (7.96%) Performance Management
3 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.08%) Network Design
5 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.31%) Network Optimisation
6 6 (5.31%) Network Planning
6 6 (5.31%) Service Management
7 5 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.42%) High Availability
8 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.54%) Fault Management
8 4 (3.54%) Migration
8 4 (3.54%) Process Improvement
8 4 (3.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) Perl
3 2 (1.77%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) C++
3 2 (1.77%) Java
3 2 (1.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (15.04%) CCNP
3 16 (14.16%) CCNA
4 14 (12.39%) CCIE
5 9 (7.96%) Degree
6 5 (4.42%) HND
7 3 (2.65%) HNC
7 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.77%) OpenView
2 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (28.32%) Ericsson
2 30 (26.55%) Huawei
3 27 (23.89%) Nokia
4 23 (20.35%) Nokia Networks
5 20 (17.70%) Cisco
6 16 (14.16%) Juniper
7 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.08%) Cramer
9 7 (6.19%) Citrix
9 7 (6.19%) HP
10 6 (5.31%) Nortel
10 6 (5.31%) Samsung
11 4 (3.54%) Dell
11 4 (3.54%) Mapinfo
12 3 (2.65%) Greenplum
12 3 (2.65%) Tellabs
13 2 (1.77%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (1.77%) F5
13 2 (1.77%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
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