Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 83 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +7
Contract jobs citing 3G 21 7 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.33% 0.54% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.44% 2.87% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Reading median daily rate £206 £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +5.77% -5.45%
10th Percentile £165 £263 £206
90th Percentile £419 £331 £451
Berkshire median daily rate £270 £275 £308
% change year-on-year -1.82% -10.57% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £37.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 - £37.50

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 326 244 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.69% 18.93% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 131 161
Reading median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% - +4.23%
10th Percentile £202 £234 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £18.11 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.55% -50.73% +107.04%
10th Percentile £20.00 £12.90 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.40 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +44.44% -31.21% -28.64%

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 19 December 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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (61.90%) Telecoms
1 13 (61.90%) 4G
2 9 (42.86%) 2G
2 9 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (28.57%) Network Management
3 6 (28.57%) LTE
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Nokia
4 4 (19.05%) Remedy
4 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) VoLTE
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) Huawei
5 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) TeMIP
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) 2.5G
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Netcool
6 2 (9.52%) OpenView
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (9.52%) PhD
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.52%) ATM
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (9.52%) PaaS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) 4G
2 9 (42.86%) 2G
2 9 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (28.57%) LTE
4 4 (19.05%) VoLTE
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) 2.5G
5 2 (9.52%) 5G
5 2 (9.52%) ATM
5 2 (9.52%) RNC
6 1 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) OSS Architect
4 2 (9.52%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 4G Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Management
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool
1 2 (9.52%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
1 2 (9.52%) TeMIP
2 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Nokia
1 4 (19.05%) Remedy
2 3 (14.29%) Huawei
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) Cramer
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) NetCracker