Period
to 10 July 2020

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 6 months to 10 July 2020 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.

3G
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 104 115
Rank change year-on-year +61 +11 -38
Contract jobs citing 3G 63 72 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.72% 1.69% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 9.39% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 14
Median daily rate £400 £363 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +13.73% -6.70%
10th Percentile £284 £256 £190
90th Percentile £453 £444 £430
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +10.34% +7.41% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £16.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £16.25
90th Percentile £31.20 - £33.20
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -46.47% +54.55% +48.65%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 417 767 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.65% 17.97% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 344 325
Median daily rate £410 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £187
90th Percentile £580 £567 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 50 27
Median hourly rate £19.50 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -40.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £47.70 £51.73 £54.00
Median hourly rate £32.25 £17.50 £25.01
% change year-on-year +84.29% -30.01% +42.89%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing 3G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing 3G in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing 3G in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing 3G in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for 3G in Berkshire

3G
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing 3G in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 42 £325 -7.14%
Newbury +13 10 £400 +25.98%
Slough +3 2 £350 -3.45% 1
3G
South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for 3G.

1 60 (95.24%) 4G
2 42 (66.67%) 5G
3 33 (52.38%) Huawei
4 32 (50.79%) 2G
5 28 (44.44%) Wireless
6 24 (38.10%) Telecoms
7 23 (36.51%) LTE
8 22 (34.92%) Radio Access Network
9 20 (31.75%) Network Optimisation
10 17 (26.98%) Statistics
11 15 (23.81%) GSM
12 14 (22.22%) Ericsson
13 10 (15.87%) Nokia Networks
13 10 (15.87%) WCDMA
14 9 (14.29%) Mapinfo
14 9 (14.29%) RNC
15 8 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
16 7 (11.11%) SLA
16 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (9.52%) UMTS
17 6 (9.52%) VoIP
17 6 (9.52%) Project Management
17 6 (9.52%) Internet
17 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
17 6 (9.52%) VoLTE
18 5 (7.94%) Marketing
19 4 (6.35%) Network Planning
19 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 4 (6.35%) Degree

3G
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (95.24%) 4G
2 42 (66.67%) 5G
3 32 (50.79%) 2G
4 28 (44.44%) Wireless
5 23 (36.51%) LTE
6 22 (34.92%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (23.81%) GSM
8 10 (15.87%) WCDMA
9 9 (14.29%) RNC
10 6 (9.52%) Internet
10 6 (9.52%) UMTS
10 6 (9.52%) VoIP
10 6 (9.52%) VoLTE
11 4 (6.35%) Broadband
11 4 (6.35%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (6.35%) GPRS
12 3 (4.76%) 3GPP
12 3 (4.76%) ATM
12 3 (4.76%) DNS
12 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
1 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 24 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Radio Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Optimisation Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) RF Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) RAN Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Traffic Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) UTRAN Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Voice Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Network Optimisation Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
1 2 (3.17%) React
2 1 (1.59%) JSON
2 1 (1.59%) LDAP
2 1 (1.59%) Pandas
2 1 (1.59%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Network Optimisation
2 17 (26.98%) Statistics
3 8 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
5 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL
6 4 (6.35%) Migration
6 4 (6.35%) Network Planning
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.76%) IT Strategy
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.76%) Project Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.17%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.17%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) C
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.76%) CCNA
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) CCNP
3 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) CCIE
4 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.59%) MOS
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) vCloud
2 2 (3.17%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) vCenter Server
1 2 (3.17%) vRealize
1 2 (3.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (1.59%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Huawei
2 14 (22.22%) Ericsson
3 10 (15.87%) Nokia Networks
4 9 (14.29%) Mapinfo
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco
5 4 (6.35%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Actix
6 2 (3.17%) Dell
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) Nokia
6 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 2 (3.17%) Samsung
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Tableau
7 1 (1.59%) Vertica