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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 208 183 86
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -97
Contract jobs citing 3G 44 89 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.90% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 5.19% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 42
Median daily rate £219 £281 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £208 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £349 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £290 £310
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £17.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.10 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.64 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.87% -2.64%
3G
England

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
1494 1716 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.93% 17.37% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 941 879
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 111 97
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

3G Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -27 33 £258 -10.82% 2
Hampshire +12 5 £174 - 2
Surrey +10 3 £270 +3.84% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 1 - -
Kent - 1 £130 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 89 (73.55%) 4G
2 65 (53.72%) Telecoms
3 59 (48.76%) 2G
4 54 (44.63%) LTE
5 33 (27.27%) Nokia
6 32 (26.45%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (23.14%) Wireless
8 26 (21.49%) Huawei
9 24 (19.83%) Back Office
10 21 (17.36%) ITIL
10 21 (17.36%) SLA
11 20 (16.53%) Ericsson
12 19 (15.70%) Nokia Networks
13 18 (14.88%) Diameter Protocol
14 17 (14.05%) SIGTRAN
14 17 (14.05%) Cisco
14 17 (14.05%) HNC
15 15 (12.40%) LDAP
15 15 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
16 14 (11.57%) Degree
16 14 (11.57%) Network Architecture
17 13 (10.74%) SPML
17 13 (10.74%) Change Management
17 13 (10.74%) Cramer
17 13 (10.74%) Project Management
17 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
17 13 (10.74%) High Availability
18 12 (9.92%) HND
18 12 (9.92%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.09%) MS Office
3 9 (7.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 89 (73.55%) 4G
2 59 (48.76%) 2G
3 54 (44.63%) LTE
4 32 (26.45%) Radio Access Network
5 28 (23.14%) Wireless
6 18 (14.88%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (14.05%) SIGTRAN
8 15 (12.40%) LDAP
9 12 (9.92%) INAP
10 11 (9.09%) MGW
10 11 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (7.44%) ATM
11 9 (7.44%) BGP
11 9 (7.44%) Firewall
11 9 (7.44%) IPsec
11 9 (7.44%) Node B
11 9 (7.44%) OSPF
11 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
12 7 (5.79%) GSM
12 7 (5.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.96%) MS Access
3 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
General
1 65 (53.72%) Telecoms
2 24 (19.83%) Back Office
3 9 (7.44%) Billing
4 8 (6.61%) Electronics
5 6 (4.96%) Front Office
5 6 (4.96%) Marketing
6 5 (4.13%) Retail
7 4 (3.31%) Finance
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (10.74%) Architect
3 11 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Mobile Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) 4G Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Administrator
9 4 (3.31%) Databuild Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) IT Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Telecoms Manager
10 3 (2.48%) LTE Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Optimisation Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Radio Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) SPML
2 10 (8.26%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.96%) PKI
4 5 (4.13%) Statistics
5 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.31%) VHDL
6 3 (2.48%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.48%) VLSI
7 2 (1.65%) Handset
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
3 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.36%) ITIL
2 15 (12.40%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.57%) Network Architecture
4 13 (10.74%) Change Management
4 13 (10.74%) High Availability
4 13 (10.74%) Project Management
5 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (8.26%) Network Design
6 9 (7.44%) Integration Testing
7 8 (6.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.61%) Service Management
8 7 (5.79%) CRM
8 7 (5.79%) eTOM
9 6 (4.96%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.13%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.13%) Change Control
10 5 (4.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) C
2 5 (4.13%) C++
3 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
3 1 (0.83%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) HNC
2 15 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.57%) Degree
4 12 (9.92%) HND
5 8 (6.61%) CCNP
6 7 (5.79%) CCNA
7 4 (3.31%) CCIE
7 4 (3.31%) CISSP
8 2 (1.65%) CCSA
8 2 (1.65%) CCSE
8 2 (1.65%) CISM
8 2 (1.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.65%) CRISC
8 2 (1.65%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ISEB
9 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCP
9 1 (0.83%) MCSE
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.36%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.48%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.65%) Nessus
4 2 (1.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Nokia
2 26 (21.49%) Huawei
3 20 (16.53%) Ericsson
4 19 (15.70%) Nokia Networks
5 17 (14.05%) Cisco
6 13 (10.74%) Cramer
7 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.26%) Citrix
8 10 (8.26%) Juniper
8 10 (8.26%) Remedy
9 9 (7.44%) BT
9 9 (7.44%) Nortel
9 9 (7.44%) Siemens
9 9 (7.44%) Tellabs
10 8 (6.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (6.61%) F5
11 6 (4.96%) Mapinfo
11 6 (4.96%) NetCracker
11 6 (4.96%) Virgin Media
11 6 (4.96%) ZTE
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