Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

3G
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 70 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -30
Contract jobs citing 3G 10 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.78% 1.95% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 7.73% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 17
Reading median daily rate £300 £260 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -25.00%
10th Percentile £263 £206 £250
90th Percentile £340 £451 £361
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £290 £290
% change year-on-year +3.45% - -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +10.77%

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 247 375 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.22% 25.25% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 164 200
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

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 22 November 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 7 (70.00%) 2G
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) 4G
2 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (40.00%) LTE
3 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (30.00%) Nokia
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) French Language
5 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (20.00%) RNC
5 2 (20.00%) Huawei
5 2 (20.00%) Network Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) UMTS
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (10.00%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (10.00%) M3UA
6 1 (10.00%) MVNO
6 1 (10.00%) Cramer

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) 2G
2 5 (50.00%) 4G
2 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (40.00%) LTE
4 2 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (20.00%) RNC
4 2 (20.00%) UMTS
4 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) M3UA
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) MVNO
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia DX200
5 1 (10.00%) SCCP
5 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) French Language
2 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 4G Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Junior
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (20.00%) Network Performance Management
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia
3 2 (20.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Cramer