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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 63 34
Rank change year-on-year +15 -29  
Contract jobs citing 3G 11 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.69% 1.78% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 5.94% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Median daily rate £438 £266 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.31% +10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £206 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £298 £260
% change year-on-year +11.34% +14.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -44.61% -9.72%  

3G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 142 303 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.88% 30.03% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 159 81
Median daily rate £450 £380 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +14.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing 3G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3G in Reading

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in Reading

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for 3G.

1 33 (91.67%) 4G
2 23 (63.89%) 2G
3 20 (55.56%) LTE
4 19 (52.78%) Nokia
5 17 (47.22%) Ericsson
5 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
5 17 (47.22%) Huawei
6 13 (36.11%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (33.33%) CCNP
7 12 (33.33%) CCNA
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (30.56%) ITIL
9 10 (27.78%) UMTS
9 10 (27.78%) Back Office
10 9 (25.00%) Wireshark
10 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.00%) Cisco
10 9 (25.00%) Juniper
10 9 (25.00%) CCIE
10 9 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
11 8 (22.22%) GSM
12 5 (13.89%) Validation
12 5 (13.89%) UTRAN
12 5 (13.89%) Diameter Protocol
13 4 (11.11%) Project Management
14 3 (8.33%) HNC
14 3 (8.33%) HND
14 3 (8.33%) Degree
14 3 (8.33%) Network Planning
14 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

3G
Top Related 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 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) 4G
2 23 (63.89%) 2G
3 20 (55.56%) LTE
4 13 (36.11%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (27.78%) UMTS
6 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (22.22%) GSM
8 5 (13.89%) Diameter Protocol
8 5 (13.89%) UTRAN
9 3 (8.33%) VoLTE
10 2 (5.56%) INAP
10 2 (5.56%) LDAP
10 2 (5.56%) RANAP
10 2 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (5.56%) Wireless
11 1 (2.78%) DWDM
11 1 (2.78%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
General
1 17 (47.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (27.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) 3G Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) 4G Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Implementation Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) LTE Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Radio Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
1 2 (5.56%) SPML
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Validation
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Network Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) eTOM
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.78%) SOA
6 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Perl
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CCNA
1 12 (33.33%) CCNP
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) HNC
3 3 (8.33%) HND
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Nokia
2 17 (47.22%) Ericsson
2 17 (47.22%) Huawei
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (25.00%) Juniper
3 9 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Samsung
5 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
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