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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 251 222 154
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -68
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 13 18 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 1.14% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
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£295 £400 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% +46.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £400 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £400 £273
% change year-on-year
-24.37% +46.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2018 1582 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.57% 17.74% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 663 623
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 128 148
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.61 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.58% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 0 12 £295 - 1
Hampshire -17 1 - - 3
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) Telecoms
2 16 (76.19%) LTE
3 14 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 13 (61.90%) 3G
5 12 (57.14%) 4G
6 10 (47.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 7 (33.33%) VoLTE
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) Mapinfo
8 5 (23.81%) GSM
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Marketing
9 4 (19.05%) UMTS
9 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
9 4 (19.05%) Actix
9 4 (19.05%) Coaching
10 3 (14.29%) User Experience
10 3 (14.29%) VCP4
10 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
10 3 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (14.29%) WCDMA
10 3 (14.29%) CDMA
10 3 (14.29%) GPRS
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) GIS
10 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (14.29%) Wireless
11 2 (9.52%) SDH
11 2 (9.52%) ISUP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) LTE
2 14 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (61.90%) 3G
4 12 (57.14%) 4G
5 7 (33.33%) VoLTE
6 5 (23.81%) GSM
7 4 (19.05%) UMTS
8 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 3 (14.29%) WCDMA
8 3 (14.29%) CDMA
8 3 (14.29%) GPRS
8 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) SDH
9 2 (9.52%) ISUP
9 2 (9.52%) WiMAX
9 2 (9.52%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) CDMA2000
9 2 (9.52%) MPLS
9 2 (9.52%) DSL
General
1 19 (90.48%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) CS Core Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
1 3 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Coaching
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) BPR
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) eTOM
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) VCP4
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (23.81%) Mapinfo
3 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
3 4 (19.05%) Actix
4 2 (9.52%) Nokia
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Comverse
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase
5 1 (4.76%) Huawei
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + dependant on experiance
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £32 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £290 - £300 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago