The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 141 153 144
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.030% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.22% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £412 £418 £262
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +59.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £418 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £418 £262
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+26.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.75
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 446 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.68% 13.32% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 244 295
Median daily rate £350 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £48.50 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3GPP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 2 £412 -1.49%
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) SCTP
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) IPv4
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RSVP
1 2 (100.00%) SCTP
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Mobile Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability