Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 February 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.

3G
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 60 82
Rank change year-on-year -28 +22 -38
Contract jobs citing 3G 3 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.25% 2.36% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 9.12% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Reading median daily rate £475 £245 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.88% -24.62% +2.36%
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £308 £323
% change year-on-year +54.47% -4.65% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £29.00 - £42.50
90th Percentile £31.00 - £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 - £32.25

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 215 373 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.70% 25.92% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 158 261
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £250
90th Percentile £549 £525 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 30
Reading median hourly rate £19.83 £52.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.23% +18.64% +152.86%
10th Percentile £14.45 £13.50 £14.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £70.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.81 £39.00
% change year-on-year -28.24% -51.76% +20.00%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for 3G in Reading

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in Reading

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 3G 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 Reading region with a requirement for 3G.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) IKE
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) FCAPS
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IKE
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Performance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Performance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) VMware