The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 88 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% - 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% - 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £244 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.17% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -25.26%
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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 Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
293 226 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.57% 16.97% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 158 124
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £415 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.20 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3GPP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 3 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 3 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks