The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 616 596 556
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -40
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 10 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate £538 £220 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.31% -53.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £116 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £338 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £220 £400
% change year-on-year
+105.68% -45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3GPP
Daily Rate Trend

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

3GPP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3GPP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

3GPP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

3GPP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3GPP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -6 10 £538 +144.31% 4
South East +19 8 £453 +248.07% 1
Hampshire +9 5 £453 - 1
Berkshire +6 3 - -
Reading -3 3 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £453 -
London - 2 £600 - 1
City of London - 1 - - 1

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (65.79%) LTE
2 24 (63.16%) Telecoms
3 12 (31.58%) 3G
4 8 (21.05%) GSM
4 8 (21.05%) 4G
4 8 (21.05%) VoLTE
5 7 (18.42%) Wireless
6 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) HSPA
6 6 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (13.16%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.16%) Node B
7 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
7 5 (13.16%) Network Design
7 5 (13.16%) RNC
7 5 (13.16%) 2G
7 5 (13.16%) GPRS
7 5 (13.16%) UMTS
7 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) MS Office
7 5 (13.16%) Unix
7 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
7 5 (13.16%) SS7
8 4 (10.53%) UTRAN
8 4 (10.53%) C
8 4 (10.53%) WCDMA
8 4 (10.53%) VHDL
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Huawei

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) LTE
2 12 (31.58%) 3G
3 8 (21.05%) 4G
3 8 (21.05%) GSM
3 8 (21.05%) VoLTE
4 7 (18.42%) Wireless
5 6 (15.79%) HSPA
5 6 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (13.16%) 2G
6 5 (13.16%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (13.16%) DNS
6 5 (13.16%) GPRS
6 5 (13.16%) Node B
6 5 (13.16%) RNC
6 5 (13.16%) SS7
6 5 (13.16%) UMTS
6 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
7 4 (10.53%) MVNO
7 4 (10.53%) UTRAN
7 4 (10.53%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Tester
3 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Chief Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) VHDL Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Back Office Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.63%) POSIX
2 1 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) VHDL
2 3 (7.89%) Handset
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Frameworx
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.63%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Physics
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Network Design
2 4 (10.53%) High Availability
2 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 3 (7.89%) Benchmarking
3 3 (7.89%) BPMN
3 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (7.89%) Fault Management
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) ITSM
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) UML
3 3 (7.89%) Use Case
4 2 (5.26%) Defect Management
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) Network Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.63%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
2 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CWDP
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) GCP
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (7.89%) Iperf
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Huawei
2 3 (7.89%) Anite
2 3 (7.89%) CA
2 3 (7.89%) Ericsson
2 3 (7.89%) Nokia
3 2 (5.26%) BMC
3 2 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) ComArch
4 1 (2.63%) Dialogic
4 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Tieto
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Amoria Bond
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