Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 561 635 595
Rank change year-on-year +74 -40 +39
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 12 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.011% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.091% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
London median daily rate £475 - £475
10th Percentile £383 - £376
90th Percentile £1,035 - £513
England median daily rate £413 £395 £415
% change year-on-year +4.43% -4.82% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £50.53 -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 4,104 5,485 4,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.50% 11.94% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,765 3,790 3,307
London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £210 £204 £217
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 143 150
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +0.41% +4.83%
10th Percentile £13.95 £13.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £47.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.18
% change year-on-year +25.60% +10.01% -27.28%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3GPP in London over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 3GPP within the London region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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 - 1 £1,000 -
3GPP
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (75.00%) LTE
2 8 (66.67%) Network Design
2 8 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 8 (66.67%) High Availability
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) Intranet
5 5 (41.67%) IPv6
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
5 5 (41.67%) HSRP
5 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
5 5 (41.67%) Multicast
5 5 (41.67%) VPLS
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) NaaS

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 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LTE
2 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) HSRP
4 5 (41.67%) Intranet
4 5 (41.67%) IPv6
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) Multicast
4 5 (41.67%) NaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) IP Architect
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) MATLAB Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Python Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) High Availability
1 8 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 8 (66.67%) Network Design
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Actix
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Empirix
1 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
1 3 (25.00%) Huawei
1 3 (25.00%) Juniper
1 3 (25.00%) Nokia