The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 24 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.

3G
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 414 382
Rank change year-on-year +20 -32  
Contract jobs citing 3G 18 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.065% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.47% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 24
Median daily rate £488 £441 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +26.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £223 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £228 £260
% change year-on-year +31.86% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.60 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -21.60% -32.43%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2244 3010 3113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.89% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 2047 2008
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +16.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in London

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3G in London

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in London

3G
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London 0 3 £575 +121.15% 6
Hounslow - 1 - -
Heathrow - 1 - -
3G
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for 3G.

1 31 (88.57%) 4G
2 19 (54.29%) 2G
3 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
4 12 (34.29%) LTE
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) Wireless
7 6 (17.14%) Windows
7 6 (17.14%) Internet
8 5 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (14.29%) VoLTE
8 5 (14.29%) Firewall
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (11.43%) Avaya
9 4 (11.43%) Project Management
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.43%) Degree
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.57%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (8.57%) Meraki
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (8.57%) PABX
10 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
10 3 (8.57%) Diameter Protocol
10 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
10 3 (8.57%) Cyberoam
10 3 (8.57%) VLAN
10 3 (8.57%) Fortinet

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) 4G
2 19 (54.29%) 2G
3 12 (34.29%) LTE
4 7 (20.00%) Wireless
5 6 (17.14%) Internet
6 5 (14.29%) Firewall
6 5 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (14.29%) VoLTE
6 5 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (8.57%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (8.57%) DSL
7 3 (8.57%) IPsec
7 3 (8.57%) IPv4
7 3 (8.57%) IPv6
7 3 (8.57%) L2TP
7 3 (8.57%) MPLS
7 3 (8.57%) OSPF
7 3 (8.57%) PABX
7 3 (8.57%) SNMP
7 3 (8.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (5.71%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms Manager
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Network Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Network Support
3 4 (11.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3G Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) 4G Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Network Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Support
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Project Management
2 3 (8.57%) Service Management
3 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) CAD
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.86%) Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (2.86%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (2.86%) People Management
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Avaya
4 3 (8.57%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Cyberoam
4 3 (8.57%) Draytek
4 3 (8.57%) Ericsson
4 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.57%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Meraki
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia
6 1 (2.86%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
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