The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 44 30
Rank change year-on-year -36 -14  
Contract jobs citing 3G 20 90 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.09% 3.68% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.59% 14.59% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 42
Median daily rate £438 £356 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.80% +41.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £215 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £305 £260
% change year-on-year +8.60% +17.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £37.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -52.31% +4.86%  

3G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 617 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.55% 25.22% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 299 336
Median daily rate £413 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.11% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing 3G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3G in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +10 9 £438 +64.31% 1
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
Newbury -6 1 - -
Slough -6 1 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3G 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 64 (85.33%) 4G
2 42 (56.00%) Telecoms
3 36 (48.00%) 2G
4 35 (46.67%) LTE
5 25 (33.33%) Nokia
6 24 (32.00%) Radio Access Network
7 20 (26.67%) Ericsson
8 19 (25.33%) Huawei
9 14 (18.67%) UMTS
9 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
9 14 (18.67%) Nokia Networks
10 13 (17.33%) ITIL
10 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (16.00%) Back Office
11 12 (16.00%) CCNP
11 12 (16.00%) CCNA
11 12 (16.00%) VoLTE
12 11 (14.67%) Cisco
13 10 (13.33%) CCIE
13 10 (13.33%) Juniper
13 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
14 9 (12.00%) Network Architecture
14 9 (12.00%) Project Management
14 9 (12.00%) GSM
14 9 (12.00%) MS Office
14 9 (12.00%) Degree
14 9 (12.00%) Wireshark
15 8 (10.67%) SIGTRAN
15 8 (10.67%) Microsoft

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 64 (85.33%) 4G
2 36 (48.00%) 2G
3 35 (46.67%) LTE
4 24 (32.00%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
5 14 (18.67%) UMTS
6 12 (16.00%) VoLTE
7 10 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
8 9 (12.00%) GSM
8 9 (12.00%) Wireshark
9 8 (10.67%) SIGTRAN
10 5 (6.67%) INAP
10 5 (6.67%) LDAP
10 5 (6.67%) UTRAN
11 4 (5.33%) DWDM
12 3 (4.00%) GGSN
12 3 (4.00%) Internet
12 3 (4.00%) SGSN
12 3 (4.00%) VoIP
12 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MS Access
2 2 (2.67%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (2.67%) GIS
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 42 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) French Language
4 1 (1.33%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) 3G Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) 4G Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Radio Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Design Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Optimisation Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) RAN Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) LTE Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Data Centre Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) SOAP
1 3 (4.00%) SPML
2 2 (2.67%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Network Architecture
2 9 (12.00%) Project Management
3 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 5 (6.67%) Validation
5 4 (5.33%) Data Management
5 4 (5.33%) Network Design
5 4 (5.33%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.00%) Migration
6 3 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
6 3 (4.00%) Network Planning
6 3 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (2.67%) CAD
7 2 (2.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (2.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.00%) CCNA
2 12 (16.00%) CCNP
3 10 (13.33%) CCIE
4 9 (12.00%) Degree
5 4 (5.33%) HND
6 3 (4.00%) HNC
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) OpenView
2 1 (1.33%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Nokia
2 20 (26.67%) Ericsson
3 19 (25.33%) Huawei
4 14 (18.67%) Nokia Networks
5 11 (14.67%) Cisco
6 10 (13.33%) Juniper
7 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.33%) Samsung
9 3 (4.00%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) Cramer
10 2 (2.67%) Mapinfo
11 1 (1.33%) Citrix
11 1 (1.33%) Nortel
11 1 (1.33%) Remedy
11 1 (1.33%) Tellabs
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 16 days ago