The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 93 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing 2G 20 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.99% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 8.93% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 8
Median daily rate £200 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -16.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
- -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £43.78 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +1.81%
2G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
486 571 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.55% 22.23% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 275 239
Median daily rate £365 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Berkshire region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Berkshire region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

2G
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +4 7 - -
Newbury -9 6 - - 1
Slough +1 4 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 2G 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 2G.

1 48 (97.96%) 3G
2 45 (91.84%) 4G
3 36 (73.47%) Telecoms
4 28 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
4 28 (57.14%) LTE
5 20 (40.82%) Huawei
6 18 (36.73%) Wireless
7 15 (30.61%) Nokia
8 13 (26.53%) Ericsson
9 12 (24.49%) Nokia Networks
10 11 (22.45%) SLA
10 11 (22.45%) Back Office
11 9 (18.37%) Node B
12 8 (16.33%) Cramer
12 8 (16.33%) Siemens
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (14.29%) ATM
13 7 (14.29%) HNC
13 7 (14.29%) BT
13 7 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (12.24%) Degree
14 6 (12.24%) RNC
14 6 (12.24%) MS Office
14 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.20%) MS Access
15 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
15 5 (10.20%) SQL

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
1 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (97.96%) 3G
2 45 (91.84%) 4G
3 28 (57.14%) LTE
3 28 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
4 18 (36.73%) Wireless
5 9 (18.37%) Node B
6 7 (14.29%) ATM
7 6 (12.24%) RNC
8 4 (8.16%) GSM
8 4 (8.16%) UMTS
9 3 (6.12%) UTRAN
9 3 (6.12%) VoLTE
10 2 (4.08%) SS7
10 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.08%) VoWiFi
10 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
11 1 (2.04%) 2.5G
11 1 (2.04%) Firewall
11 1 (2.04%) SCCP
11 1 (2.04%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.20%) MS Access
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (73.47%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.45%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Databuild Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) 3G Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) 4G Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Deployment Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Optimisation Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Network Designer
5 2 (4.08%) Radio Planner
5 2 (4.08%) Rollout Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Dashboard Development
1 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
2 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
3 3 (6.12%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (4.08%) Dependency Management
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL
4 2 (4.08%) Logistics
4 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.04%) Coaching
5 1 (2.04%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.04%) People Management
5 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Time Management
5 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) HNC
2 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) HND
4 2 (4.08%) CCIE
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (6.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Huawei
2 15 (30.61%) Nokia
3 13 (26.53%) Ericsson
4 12 (24.49%) Nokia Networks
5 8 (16.33%) Cramer
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.33%) Siemens
6 7 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 7 (14.29%) BT
7 5 (10.20%) Arqiva
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix
7 5 (10.20%) NetCracker
7 5 (10.20%) Nortel
7 5 (10.20%) Remedy
7 5 (10.20%) Telindus
7 5 (10.20%) Tellabs
7 5 (10.20%) Virgin Media
7 5 (10.20%) ZTE
8 4 (8.16%) Mapinfo
9 3 (6.12%) Samsung
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