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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 97 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing 2G 22 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.56% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 7.32% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 6
Median daily rate £335 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -10.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £270 £313
% change year-on-year
- -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.78 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.83%
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
461 533 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.86% 21.29% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 279 239
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.70 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 2G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

2G Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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
Newbury +5 9 - - 1
Reading +15 8 - -
Slough -2 2 £400 +92.77% 1
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (100.00%) 3G
2 45 (93.75%) 4G
3 32 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 26 (54.17%) Radio Access Network
5 23 (47.92%) LTE
6 22 (45.83%) Huawei
7 17 (35.42%) Nokia Networks
7 17 (35.42%) Wireless
7 17 (35.42%) Ericsson
8 16 (33.33%) Nokia
9 12 (25.00%) Back Office
10 11 (22.92%) Cramer
11 10 (20.83%) SLA
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.67%) Node B
13 7 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (14.58%) Siemens
13 7 (14.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (14.58%) ATM
13 7 (14.58%) MS Office
13 7 (14.58%) HNC
13 7 (14.58%) RNC
13 7 (14.58%) BT
14 6 (12.50%) Remedy
14 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
14 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 6 (12.50%) MS Access
14 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
14 6 (12.50%) 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 7 (14.58%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) 3G
2 45 (93.75%) 4G
3 26 (54.17%) Radio Access Network
4 23 (47.92%) LTE
5 17 (35.42%) Wireless
6 8 (16.67%) Node B
7 7 (14.58%) ATM
7 7 (14.58%) RNC
8 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.42%) Wireshark
9 4 (8.33%) GSM
9 4 (8.33%) UMTS
10 3 (6.25%) UTRAN
11 2 (4.17%) SGSN
12 1 (2.08%) Firewall
12 1 (2.08%) GGSN
12 1 (2.08%) MVNO
12 1 (2.08%) SCCP
12 1 (2.08%) SS7
12 1 (2.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 32 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.00%) Back Office
3 5 (10.42%) Electronics
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) RAN Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Wireless Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Optimisation Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 3G Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 4G Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Databuild Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Radio Planner
5 3 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) LTE Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) RAN Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
3 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.17%) Dependency Management
4 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.08%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.08%) Logistics
5 1 (2.08%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) HNC
2 5 (10.42%) CCIE
2 5 (10.42%) CCNA
2 5 (10.42%) CCNP
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Huawei
2 17 (35.42%) Ericsson
2 17 (35.42%) Nokia Networks
3 16 (33.33%) Nokia
4 11 (22.92%) Cramer
5 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 7 (14.58%) BT
6 7 (14.58%) Siemens
7 6 (12.50%) Citrix
7 6 (12.50%) Mapinfo
7 6 (12.50%) Nortel
7 6 (12.50%) Remedy
7 6 (12.50%) Tellabs
8 5 (10.42%) Arqiva
8 5 (10.42%) Cisco
8 5 (10.42%) Juniper
8 5 (10.42%) NetCracker
8 5 (10.42%) Telindus
8 5 (10.42%) Virgin Media
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