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 3 months to 27 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.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 426 424
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.005% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.033% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £175 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -65.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £412 £425
% change year-on-year +9.28% -3.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

3GPP 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 2303 3014 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.06% 13.84% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 2050 1982
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 91
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £11.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing 3GPP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
1 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (66.67%) 5G
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
2 3 (33.33%) Huawei
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) 2G
3 2 (22.22%) 4G

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) 5G
1 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) 2G
2 2 (22.22%) 3G
2 2 (22.22%) 4G
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Huawei
1 3 (33.33%) Nokia
1 3 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
London
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