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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank - 257 228
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 0 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.61% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £313 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.41%
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
1544 1802 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.97% 18.34% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 971 866
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 99
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +38.12%
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 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing 3GPP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) VHDL
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) Packet Switching
4 1 (14.29%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) PSTN
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) CDMA
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS

3GPP
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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) CDMA
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) ISUP
4 1 (14.29%) Megaco
4 1 (14.29%) MGW
4 1 (14.29%) Packet Switching
4 1 (14.29%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) PSTN
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) WebRTC
1 1 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
1 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase