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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 221 164 100
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -64
Contract jobs citing 3G 46 113 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 1.15% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 6.33% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 38
Median daily rate £248 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £339 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £228 £270 £311
% change year-on-year
-15.74% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £27.25 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.97% -32.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.85%
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
1573 1786 1846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.94% 18.24% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 970 866
Median daily rate £375 £355 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 100
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -40 35 £258 -4.62% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 4 - -
Hampshire +4 3 - - 1
Surrey -6 2 £270 +3.84% 1
Kent - 1 £130 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 102 (70.34%) 4G
2 83 (57.24%) Telecoms
3 71 (48.97%) LTE
4 64 (44.14%) 2G
5 41 (28.28%) Radio Access Network
6 35 (24.14%) Wireless
7 34 (23.45%) Nokia
8 26 (17.93%) Back Office
9 23 (15.86%) Huawei
10 22 (15.17%) ITIL
11 21 (14.48%) SLA
12 20 (13.79%) Project Management
12 20 (13.79%) Diameter Protocol
13 19 (13.10%) Cisco
13 19 (13.10%) HNC
14 18 (12.41%) Service Delivery
14 18 (12.41%) Degree
14 18 (12.41%) Network Architecture
15 17 (11.72%) SIGTRAN
15 17 (11.72%) Ericsson
16 16 (11.03%) LDAP
16 16 (11.03%) SPML
16 16 (11.03%) Nokia Networks
16 16 (11.03%) High Availability
17 15 (10.34%) Change Management
18 13 (8.97%) INAP
18 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
18 13 (8.97%) HND
18 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
18 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification

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 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.59%) MS Office
3 9 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (70.34%) 4G
2 71 (48.97%) LTE
3 64 (44.14%) 2G
4 41 (28.28%) Radio Access Network
5 35 (24.14%) Wireless
6 20 (13.79%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (11.72%) SIGTRAN
8 16 (11.03%) LDAP
9 13 (8.97%) INAP
10 12 (8.28%) MGW
11 10 (6.90%) Value-Added Service
11 10 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (6.21%) BGP
12 9 (6.21%) Firewall
12 9 (6.21%) IPsec
12 9 (6.21%) Node B
12 9 (6.21%) OSPF
12 9 (6.21%) SMS
13 8 (5.52%) ATM
13 8 (5.52%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.45%) MS Access
3 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 83 (57.24%) Telecoms
2 26 (17.93%) Back Office
3 10 (6.90%) Billing
4 8 (5.52%) Front Office
5 7 (4.83%) Electronics
6 6 (4.14%) Marketing
7 5 (3.45%) Retail
8 3 (2.07%) Finance
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (14.48%) Architect
2 16 (11.03%) Test Engineer
3 15 (10.34%) RAN Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Network Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.21%) Mobile Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Network Architect
7 7 (4.83%) 4G Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) 3G Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Designer
8 6 (4.14%) Service Desk Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Databuild Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Mobile Architect
9 5 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Telecoms Manager
9 5 (3.45%) VHDL Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.03%) SPML
2 12 (8.28%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) HTML5
3 1 (0.69%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.52%) VHDL
3 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.14%) PKI
5 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.76%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.07%) Statistics
7 3 (2.07%) VLSI
8 2 (1.38%) Handset
8 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.45%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.38%) Unix
3 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.17%) ITIL
2 20 (13.79%) Project Management
3 18 (12.41%) Network Architecture
3 18 (12.41%) Service Delivery
4 16 (11.03%) High Availability
5 15 (10.34%) Change Management
6 13 (8.97%) Network Design
7 11 (7.59%) Integration Testing
7 11 (7.59%) Service Management
8 10 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (6.21%) eTOM
10 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.52%) CRM
11 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.83%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (4.83%) Performance Management
11 7 (4.83%) Validation
12 6 (4.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.59%) C
2 8 (5.52%) SQL
3 5 (3.45%) C++
3 5 (3.45%) Embedded C
4 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) HNC
2 18 (12.41%) Degree
3 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.97%) HND
4 6 (4.14%) CCNP
5 5 (3.45%) CCNA
6 4 (2.76%) CISSP
7 2 (1.38%) CCIE
7 2 (1.38%) CCSA
7 2 (1.38%) CCSE
7 2 (1.38%) CISM
7 2 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.38%) CRISC
7 2 (1.38%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.69%) MCP
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.48%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.38%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.76%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.38%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.38%) Nessus
4 1 (0.69%) Netcool
4 1 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Nokia
2 23 (15.86%) Huawei
3 19 (13.10%) Cisco
4 17 (11.72%) Ericsson
5 16 (11.03%) Nokia Networks
6 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
7 11 (7.59%) Juniper
7 11 (7.59%) Remedy
8 10 (6.90%) Cramer
9 9 (6.21%) Siemens
10 8 (5.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (5.52%) BT
10 8 (5.52%) Citrix
10 8 (5.52%) F5
11 7 (4.83%) Tellabs
12 6 (4.14%) Arqiva
12 6 (4.14%) NetCracker
12 6 (4.14%) Telindus
12 6 (4.14%) Virgin Media
12 6 (4.14%) ZTE
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