The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for 3GPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 118 91
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27  
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 3 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.043% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.18% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £513 - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £412 £425
% change year-on-year +9.28% -3.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

3GPP 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 363 543 603
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.04% 23.35% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 248 240
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3GPP in Berkshire

3GPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3GPP in Berkshire

3GPP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3GPP in Berkshire

3GPP
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 3GPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +15 3 £513 - 1
3GPP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 7 (63.64%) VoLTE
1 7 (63.64%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 3 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Post-Production
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (27.27%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Xcode
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management

3GPP
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 3 (27.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (63.64%) VoLTE
2 3 (27.27%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (27.27%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) GSM
3 1 (9.09%) HSPA
3 1 (9.09%) LTE
3 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) VoLTE Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Field Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Java Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Field Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
1 3 (27.27%) Post-Production
1 3 (27.27%) Product Management
1 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Design
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
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