Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 379 365
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14 -21
Contract jobs citing 3GPP 21 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.006% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.031% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 9
South East median daily rate £273 - £375
10th Percentile £220 - £281
90th Percentile £475 - £556
England median daily rate £325 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -19.85% +1.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £32.50
England median hourly rate - - £32.50

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2935 3175 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.43% 18.99% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1814 1870
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £529 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.13 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing 3GPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for 3GPP in the South East

3GPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3GPP in the South East

3GPP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3GPP in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3GPP in the South East

3GPP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3GPP in the South East

3GPP
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 3GPP within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 11 £450 -
Thames Valley -4 11 £450 -
Hampshire - 6 £220 -
Surrey - 2 - -
3GPP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for 3GPP.

1 10 (47.62%) LTE
1 10 (47.62%) VoLTE
2 9 (42.86%) GSM
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) UMTS
3 7 (33.33%) WCDMA
3 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (33.33%) VoWiFi
4 6 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) Huawei
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) CCNP
5 5 (23.81%) CCNA
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Sybase
5 5 (23.81%) ISDN
5 5 (23.81%) PSTN
5 5 (23.81%) CDMA
5 5 (23.81%) GPRS
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000
5 5 (23.81%) Windows NT
5 5 (23.81%) ATM
5 5 (23.81%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) Service Design
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi

3GPP
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Heroku
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LTE
1 10 (47.62%) VoLTE
2 9 (42.86%) GSM
3 7 (33.33%) UMTS
3 7 (33.33%) VoWiFi
3 7 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 6 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (23.81%) ATM
5 5 (23.81%) CDMA
5 5 (23.81%) GPRS
5 5 (23.81%) ISDN
5 5 (23.81%) PSTN
6 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (14.29%) 4G
7 3 (14.29%) 5G
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) 3G
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
8 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Android Studio
1 2 (9.52%) Xcode
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Core Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Java Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) LTE Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Core Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000
2 5 (23.81%) Windows NT
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (23.81%) Coaching
3 4 (19.05%) Service Design
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Post-Production
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
3 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
1 5 (23.81%) CCNP
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Huawei
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Sybase
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Brocade
3 1 (4.76%) Sandvine