Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 18 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.

3G
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 241 265
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 +32
Contract jobs citing 3G 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.089% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.62% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
City of London median daily rate £550 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.60% -16.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £465 £273 £187
90th Percentile £598 £390 £433
Central London median daily rate £550 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +52.78% -4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £19.50
Central London median hourly rate - £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -12.82% -2.50%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 751 967 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.61% 14.41% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 738 849
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £13.81
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £31.65
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.75% +8.57% -10.26%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in the City of London

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in the City of London

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3G in the City of London

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for 3G.

1 6 (100.00%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Broadband
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (16.67%) OpenFlow
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OpenFlow
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 3G Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) 4G Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Network Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Network Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Testing Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (16.67%) Spectrum Management
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware