Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 10 December 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 631 644 611
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33 -7
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.11% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
London median daily rate - £475 -
England median daily rate £383 £325 -
% change year-on-year +17.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
London median hourly rate £36.99 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 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 5,100 5,394 5,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.86% 11.44% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,504 3,661 3,895
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £210 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 144 150
London median hourly rate £23.13 £19.00 £18.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +2.29% -7.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.58 £11.48
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3GPP in London

3GPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3GPP in London

3GPP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3GPP in London

3GPP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3GPP in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 3GPP in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (71.43%) LTE
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) VoLTE
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) 2G
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Social Media
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) MIMO
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) RNC
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Statistics
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) GGSN
5 2 (28.57%) SGSN
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 2 (28.57%) VoWiFi
5 2 (28.57%) 5G
5 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (28.57%) Iperf
5 2 (28.57%) API Integration

3GPP
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) 2G
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VoLTE
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) 3G
5 2 (28.57%) 5G
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) GGSN
5 2 (28.57%) GSM
5 2 (28.57%) MIMO
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) RNC
5 2 (28.57%) SGSN
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) VoWiFi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Field Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Testing Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) API Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) OOP
1 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) AWK
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) VMware