The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 234 196 173
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -23
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 12 39 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.46% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 2.36% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 13
Average daily rate £400 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1731 1655 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.50% 19.48% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 670 707
Average daily rate £338 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 156 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
3GPP
England

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 16 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Berkshire -29 7 - - 2
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (57.14%) LTE
2 8 (38.10%) UMTS
2 8 (38.10%) ATM
2 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 8 (38.10%) Huawei
3 7 (33.33%) CDMA
3 7 (33.33%) GPRS
3 7 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 6 (28.57%) 3G
4 6 (28.57%) 2G
5 5 (23.81%) Marketing
5 5 (23.81%) C
5 5 (23.81%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) 4G
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) GSM
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) VoLTE
8 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (9.52%) Use Case
8 2 (9.52%) HSDPA
8 2 (9.52%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LTE
2 8 (38.10%) UMTS
2 8 (38.10%) ATM
3 7 (33.33%) CDMA
3 7 (33.33%) GPRS
3 7 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 6 (28.57%) 3G
4 6 (28.57%) 2G
5 5 (23.81%) 4G
6 4 (19.05%) GSM
7 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) VoLTE
8 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (9.52%) HSDPA
8 2 (9.52%) HSUPA
8 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
8 2 (9.52%) UTRAN
8 2 (9.52%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Lead Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.52%) GUI Developer
5 2 (9.52%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) RF Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) UMTS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) ASIC
1 1 (4.76%) Handset
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
2 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C
1 5 (23.81%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Huawei
2 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Anite
3 1 (4.76%) Agilent
3 1 (4.76%) Tektronix
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