The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 270 223 243
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +20
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 11 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.82% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate £525 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
3GPP
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
2045 2035 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 20.44% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 990 760
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 101 118
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.54 £135.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3GPP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 9 £525 +19.31%
Berkshire -22 2 - - 1
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
1 13 (81.25%) LTE
2 9 (56.25%) VHDL
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Embedded Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) C
2 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
3 4 (25.00%) 3G
3 4 (25.00%) 4G
4 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.25%) BPMN
6 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
6 1 (6.25%) RNC
6 1 (6.25%) TETRA
6 1 (6.25%) PKI

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LTE
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) 3G
3 4 (25.00%) 4G
4 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
6 1 (6.25%) Broadband
6 1 (6.25%) GSM
6 1 (6.25%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) Packet Switching
6 1 (6.25%) PBX
6 1 (6.25%) RNC
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) TETRA
6 1 (6.25%) UMTS
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) VHDL Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) RAN Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Chief Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) OSS Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) WebRTC
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) VHDL
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) BPMN
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
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