Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 - 174
Rank change year-on-year - +174 -8
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 11 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Berkshire median daily rate £450 - £319
10th Percentile £425 - £218
90th Percentile £475 - £373
South East median daily rate £273 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £32.50

3GPP 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 769 988 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.72% 22.98% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 493 533
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £255 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -37.39% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing 3GPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 - 3 £450 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
3GPP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (54.55%) LTE
1 6 (54.55%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (45.45%) Coaching
2 5 (45.45%) VoLTE
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Service Design
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) 4G
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) Publishing
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) 3G
5 2 (18.18%) MPLS
5 2 (18.18%) LDAP

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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Heroku
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Diameter Protocol
1 6 (54.55%) LTE
2 5 (45.45%) VoLTE
3 3 (27.27%) 4G
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) Broadband
4 2 (18.18%) GSM
4 2 (18.18%) HSPA
4 2 (18.18%) LDAP
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoWiFi
4 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) 5G
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) SMPP
5 1 (9.09%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Billing
4 2 (18.18%) Publishing
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Java Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Core Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Service Design
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Post-Production
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Product Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade
2 1 (9.09%) Sandvine