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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 247 229 174
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -55
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 10 8 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.094% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.56% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £278 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £298 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £269 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3GPP across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

3GPP Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire +5 10 £350 +16.66%
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (75.00%) 4G
2 25 (69.44%) LTE
3 23 (63.89%) 3G
3 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
4 17 (47.22%) GSM
4 17 (47.22%) Radio Access Network
5 16 (44.44%) Degree
6 15 (41.67%) VoLTE
7 14 (38.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 14 (38.89%) GPRS
8 9 (25.00%) UMTS
9 8 (22.22%) WCDMA
10 7 (19.44%) Electronics
10 7 (19.44%) Project Management
10 7 (19.44%) 2G
10 7 (19.44%) Coaching
11 6 (16.67%) Android
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
11 6 (16.67%) Mapinfo
12 5 (13.89%) Finance
12 5 (13.89%) Marketing
13 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
13 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 4 (11.11%) Information Management
13 4 (11.11%) MS Office
14 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
14 3 (8.33%) Nokia
14 3 (8.33%) DNS
14 3 (8.33%) Huawei
14 3 (8.33%) HSDPA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) 4G
2 25 (69.44%) LTE
3 23 (63.89%) 3G
4 17 (47.22%) GSM
4 17 (47.22%) Radio Access Network
5 15 (41.67%) VoLTE
6 14 (38.89%) GPRS
7 9 (25.00%) UMTS
8 8 (22.22%) WCDMA
9 7 (19.44%) 2G
10 3 (8.33%) DNS
10 3 (8.33%) HSDPA
10 3 (8.33%) Wireless
10 3 (8.33%) HSUPA
10 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
10 3 (8.33%) ZigBee
10 3 (8.33%) HSPA
11 2 (5.56%) ISUP
11 2 (5.56%) IPv6
11 2 (5.56%) 802.15
General
1 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Electronics
3 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Architect
5 3 (8.33%) 3G Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) UMTS Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.78%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) GIS
1 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Physics
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
1 7 (19.44%) Coaching
2 4 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.11%) Information Management
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.56%) V-Model
4 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) BPR
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (16.67%) Mapinfo
3 3 (8.33%) Nokia
3 3 (8.33%) Huawei
4 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Anite
5 1 (2.78%) Comverse
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