Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for 3GPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3GPP over the 6 months to 20 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.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 100 106
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.069% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Reading median daily rate £450 - £350
10th Percentile £425 - £318
90th Percentile £475 - £383
Berkshire median daily rate £450 - £319
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

3GPP 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 244 367 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.30% 25.17% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £259 £248 £210
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +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%

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for 3GPP in Reading

3GPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3GPP in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Post-Production
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

3GPP
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 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Post-Production
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco