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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 203 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -8
Contract jobs citing 3G 65 137 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 1.44% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 7.60% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 20
Median daily rate £290 £262 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £194 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £318 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £243 £270 £310
% change year-on-year
-10.18% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% -4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +23.07%
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
1679 1803 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.88% 18.89% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 929 722
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 119 99
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -48 41 £225 -14.28% 2
Hampshire +16 7 - - 1
Surrey -1 7 £326 +19.17% 1
West Sussex - 6 £335 -
Buckinghamshire +11 4 - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 119 (70.00%) 4G
2 105 (61.76%) Telecoms
3 87 (51.18%) LTE
4 76 (44.71%) 2G
5 56 (32.94%) Radio Access Network
6 43 (25.29%) Wireless
7 39 (22.94%) Nokia
8 30 (17.65%) Huawei
9 29 (17.06%) Back Office
10 27 (15.88%) Project Management
11 26 (15.29%) SLA
11 26 (15.29%) Degree
12 25 (14.71%) ITIL
13 22 (12.94%) HNC
13 22 (12.94%) Ericsson
14 21 (12.35%) Nokia Networks
15 19 (11.18%) Network Architecture
15 19 (11.18%) High Availability
15 19 (11.18%) Diameter Protocol
15 19 (11.18%) Service Delivery
16 17 (10.00%) Cisco
16 17 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
17 16 (9.41%) HND
18 15 (8.82%) Change Management
18 15 (8.82%) LDAP
18 15 (8.82%) Network Design
18 15 (8.82%) SPML
19 14 (8.24%) VoLTE
19 14 (8.24%) MGW

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 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.29%) MS Office
2 9 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Traffica
2 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 119 (70.00%) 4G
2 87 (51.18%) LTE
3 76 (44.71%) 2G
4 56 (32.94%) Radio Access Network
5 43 (25.29%) Wireless
6 19 (11.18%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
8 15 (8.82%) LDAP
9 14 (8.24%) MGW
9 14 (8.24%) VoLTE
10 13 (7.65%) INAP
11 12 (7.06%) UMTS
12 11 (6.47%) Firewall
12 11 (6.47%) GSM
13 10 (5.88%) BGP
13 10 (5.88%) IPsec
13 10 (5.88%) OSPF
13 10 (5.88%) Value-Added Service
13 10 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (5.29%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.94%) MS Access
3 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 105 (61.76%) Telecoms
2 29 (17.06%) Back Office
3 12 (7.06%) Billing
4 8 (4.71%) Front Office
5 6 (3.53%) Electronics
6 5 (2.94%) Finance
6 5 (2.94%) Marketing
6 5 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (11.18%) Architect
2 17 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 16 (9.41%) RAN Engineer
3 16 (9.41%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (8.24%) Network Engineer
5 11 (6.47%) Network Architect
6 10 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 10 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.88%) VHDL Engineer
7 9 (5.29%) Designer
7 9 (5.29%) Mobile Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) 4G Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.71%) Telecoms Manager
9 7 (4.12%) 3G Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Data Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.12%) Service Desk Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.82%) SPML
2 13 (7.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) HTML5
3 1 (0.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.88%) VHDL
4 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.12%) PKI
6 5 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.94%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.76%) Statistics
8 3 (1.76%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) Handset
9 2 (1.18%) PMI
10 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.35%) Windows
2 3 (1.76%) Unix
2 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.18%) Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.59%) Android
4 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.88%) Project Management
2 25 (14.71%) ITIL
3 19 (11.18%) High Availability
3 19 (11.18%) Network Architecture
3 19 (11.18%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.82%) Change Management
4 15 (8.82%) Network Design
5 12 (7.06%) Service Management
6 11 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.47%) Integration Testing
7 10 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.29%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (4.71%) eTOM
9 8 (4.71%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.12%) Change Control
10 7 (4.12%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.12%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.24%) C
2 9 (5.29%) Embedded C
3 8 (4.71%) SQL
4 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.59%) C++
5 1 (0.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (15.29%) Degree
2 22 (12.94%) HNC
3 17 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (9.41%) HND
5 8 (4.71%) CCNP
6 4 (2.35%) CISSP
7 3 (1.76%) CCNA
7 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.18%) CCSA
8 2 (1.18%) CCSE
8 2 (1.18%) CISM
8 2 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.18%) CRISC
8 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.18%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.59%) CCIE
9 1 (0.59%) ISEB
9 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.29%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.65%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.94%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.18%) Nessus
4 1 (0.59%) Netcool
4 1 (0.59%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (22.94%) Nokia
2 30 (17.65%) Huawei
3 22 (12.94%) Ericsson
4 21 (12.35%) Nokia Networks
5 17 (10.00%) Cisco
6 14 (8.24%) Siemens
7 13 (7.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 13 (7.65%) BT
8 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
9 11 (6.47%) Arqiva
9 11 (6.47%) NetCracker
9 11 (6.47%) Remedy
9 11 (6.47%) Telindus
9 11 (6.47%) Virgin Media
9 11 (6.47%) ZTE
10 10 (5.88%) Cramer
11 9 (5.29%) Citrix
11 9 (5.29%) F5
11 9 (5.29%) Juniper
12 8 (4.71%) Tellabs
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