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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 55 75 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.30% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 0.99% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £303
% change year-on-year +22.58% +28.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £39.00

3GPP 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 142 304 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.55% 30.16% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 162 83
Median daily rate £450 £380 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +15.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £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 £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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

3GPP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

3GPP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) VoLTE Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer