The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
England / South East
Rank 207 155 92
Rank change year-on-year -52 -63  
Contract jobs citing 3G 34 116 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 1.26% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 5.72% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 56
Median daily rate £438 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £223 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £298 £260
% change year-on-year +11.34% +14.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.07% -9.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.97 £16.40 £34.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.00 £38.40
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1493 2027 2005
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.04% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1122 979
Median daily rate £400 £352 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3G in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3G in the South East

3G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3G in the South East

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3G in the South East

3G
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 3G in the South East

3G
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -34 21 £438 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +7 6 - - 1
Surrey +1 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for 3G.

1 84 (75.68%) 4G
2 59 (53.15%) Telecoms
3 53 (47.75%) 2G
4 52 (46.85%) LTE
5 30 (27.03%) Radio Access Network
6 27 (24.32%) Nokia
7 26 (23.42%) Ericsson
8 23 (20.72%) Huawei
9 22 (19.82%) ITIL
10 19 (17.12%) UMTS
11 17 (15.32%) MS Office
11 17 (15.32%) Nokia Networks
12 16 (14.41%) GSM
12 16 (14.41%) Cisco
13 15 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (13.51%) VoLTE
14 13 (11.71%) CCNP
14 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
15 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
15 12 (10.81%) CCNA
15 12 (10.81%) Juniper
15 12 (10.81%) Back Office
16 11 (9.91%) Project Management
16 11 (9.91%) Degree
16 11 (9.91%) Performance Management
17 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.01%) CCIE
17 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
17 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
18 9 (8.11%) SLA

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MS Office
2 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 84 (75.68%) 4G
2 53 (47.75%) 2G
3 52 (46.85%) LTE
4 30 (27.03%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (17.12%) UMTS
6 16 (14.41%) GSM
7 15 (13.51%) VoLTE
8 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
9 9 (8.11%) Diameter Protocol
9 9 (8.11%) Firewall
9 9 (8.11%) Wireshark
10 7 (6.31%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (6.31%) Wireless
11 6 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (4.50%) 3GPP
12 5 (4.50%) DWDM
12 5 (4.50%) Ethernet
12 5 (4.50%) INAP
12 5 (4.50%) LDAP
12 5 (4.50%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) MS Access
2 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.80%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (1.80%) GIS
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
General
1 59 (53.15%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.81%) Back Office
3 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) Front Office
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Military
5 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (12.61%) 3G Engineer
2 13 (11.71%) Test Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) 4G Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) Optimisation Engineer
3 11 (9.91%) RAN Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Design Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Radio Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Architect
8 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.50%) LTE Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Support Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.60%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) SOAP
1 4 (3.60%) SPML
1 4 (3.60%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Linux
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) ITIL
2 11 (9.91%) Performance Management
2 11 (9.91%) Project Management
3 9 (8.11%) Network Design
4 8 (7.21%) Network Architecture
4 8 (7.21%) Validation
5 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.41%) Network Planning
6 6 (5.41%) Service Management
7 5 (4.50%) Data Management
7 5 (4.50%) High Availability
7 5 (4.50%) Process Improvement
7 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.60%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.60%) Migration
8 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) Perl
3 3 (2.70%) C#
3 3 (2.70%) C++
4 2 (1.80%) Java
4 2 (1.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.71%) CCNP
3 12 (10.81%) CCNA
4 11 (9.91%) Degree
5 10 (9.01%) CCIE
6 4 (3.60%) HND
6 4 (3.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.70%) HNC
7 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.90%) PMP
8 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.90%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.90%) OpenView
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Nokia
2 26 (23.42%) Ericsson
3 23 (20.72%) Huawei
4 17 (15.32%) Nokia Networks
5 16 (14.41%) Cisco
6 12 (10.81%) Juniper
6 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.31%) HP
7 7 (6.31%) Samsung
8 6 (5.41%) Citrix
9 5 (4.50%) Cramer
9 5 (4.50%) Dell
10 3 (2.70%) Greenplum
10 3 (2.70%) Mapinfo
10 3 (2.70%) Nortel
11 2 (1.80%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.80%) F5
11 2 (1.80%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle
11 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
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