Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 624 607 624
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 -35
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.094% 0.20% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
London median daily rate - £475 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +171.43% -53.02%
England median daily rate £390 £390 £406
% change year-on-year - -3.82% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 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 5,318 5,113 6,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.52% 11.38% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,686 3,459 4,090
London median daily rate £455 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +1.12% +11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 142 138
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +0.67% +1.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £54.45 £47.38 £48.92
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -17.78% +12.50%

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) LTE
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) GGSN
4 2 (40.00%) SGSN
4 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
4 2 (40.00%) Iperf
4 2 (40.00%) API Integration
4 2 (40.00%) VoWiFi
4 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Statistics
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) RNC
4 2 (40.00%) 2G
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 2 (40.00%) VMware

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 (40.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) LTE
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) 2G
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) GGSN
4 2 (40.00%) GSM
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) RNC
4 2 (40.00%) SGSN
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
4 2 (40.00%) VoWiFi
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) UMTS
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Avionics
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) API Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) AWK
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware