Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 56 81
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25 -41
Contract jobs citing 3G 14 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 2.81% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 12.24% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Reading median daily rate £205 £325 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.92% +22.07% +10.94%
10th Percentile £173 £248 £200
90th Percentile £368 £450 £366
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +3.57% +12.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £16.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - £27.50

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 256 286 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.84% 22.99% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 141 271
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £203 £253 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 17
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.11% +63.64% +37.50%
10th Percentile £15.58 £15.30 £12.65
90th Percentile £54.88 £57.13 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +116.67% -46.67% -37.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in Reading over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in Reading over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 3G in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (78.57%) 4G
2 9 (64.29%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (64.29%) 2G
3 8 (57.14%) Huawei
4 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) LTE
5 4 (28.57%) Data Entry
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Network Planning
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
7 2 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (14.29%) Node B
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Network Design
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) Nokia
7 2 (14.29%) BCP
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Cramer
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) Clustering
8 1 (7.14%) Amdocs
8 1 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) BGP
8 1 (7.14%) EIGRP

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 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) 4G
2 9 (64.29%) 2G
2 9 (64.29%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (35.71%) LTE
4 3 (21.43%) IPsec
4 3 (21.43%) VoLTE
5 2 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (14.29%) Node B
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.14%) GSM
6 1 (7.14%) HSRP
6 1 (7.14%) INAP
6 1 (7.14%) ISUP
6 1 (7.14%) MGW
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (7.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 3G Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) 3G Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Performance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VAS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Entry
2 3 (21.43%) Network Planning
3 2 (14.29%) BCP
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) HP ALM
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Huawei
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.14%) Amdocs
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Cramer
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware