Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 581 565
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16 -1
Contract jobs citing 3G 43 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.61% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 39
London median daily rate £425 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £151 £246 £207
90th Percentile £588 £530 £538
England median daily rate £325 £278 £300
% change year-on-year +17.12% -7.50% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
London median hourly rate £17.38 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.11% - -30.00%
10th Percentile £15.19 £13.56 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.25 £16.50 £20.20
England median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.13% +2.56% -40.00%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in London over the 6 months to 23 November 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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 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
West London +4 9 £315 +70.27% 1
Central London -4 6 £550 +52.78% 1
3G
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for 3G.

1 30 (69.77%) Telecoms
2 28 (65.12%) 4G
3 14 (32.56%) Linux
4 13 (30.23%) HP
5 12 (27.91%) GSM
5 12 (27.91%) LTE
6 11 (25.58%) C
6 11 (25.58%) Windows
7 10 (23.26%) C++
8 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.93%) VMware
8 9 (20.93%) Service Management
8 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.93%) Multithreading
8 9 (20.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (20.93%) Puppet
8 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (20.93%) OpenFlow
8 9 (20.93%) KVM
8 9 (20.93%) Ansible
9 8 (18.60%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (18.60%) LAN
9 8 (18.60%) DNS
10 7 (16.28%) WAN
10 7 (16.28%) Degree
11 6 (13.95%) Test Management
11 6 (13.95%) Change Management
11 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Wireless
11 6 (13.95%) ITIL

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 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) 4G
2 12 (27.91%) GSM
2 12 (27.91%) LTE
3 9 (20.93%) OpenFlow
3 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 8 (18.60%) DNS
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 7 (16.28%) WAN
6 6 (13.95%) Wireless
7 5 (11.63%) Broadband
7 5 (11.63%) DHCP
7 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
7 5 (11.63%) ICMP
7 5 (11.63%) Internet
7 5 (11.63%) MPLS
8 4 (9.30%) 2G
8 4 (9.30%) Firewall
8 4 (9.30%) GPRS
8 4 (9.30%) tcpdump
8 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (69.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Network Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 3G Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) 4G Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.63%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Multithreading
1 9 (20.93%) Service Management
2 8 (18.60%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (13.95%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
3 6 (13.95%) Test Management
4 5 (11.63%) ITSM
4 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C
2 10 (23.26%) C++
3 6 (13.95%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CISM
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) KVM
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Ansible
1 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) HP
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.98%) Ericsson
5 3 (6.98%) F5
5 3 (6.98%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) Nokia
7 1 (2.33%) BT
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) Empirix
7 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.33%) SAP