The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
South East / Berkshire
Rank 71 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing 4G 35 58 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 2.40% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.54% 10.66% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 36
Median daily rate £260 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £265 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.36%

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
464 544 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.71% 22.52% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 272 311
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.38 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 4G across the Berkshire region.

4G Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

4G
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

4G Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Berkshire region.

4G Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

4G
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 4G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Reading +12 20 £245 -24.32% 1
Maidenhead -3 2 - -
Slough +6 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 4G 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 4G.

1 67 (100.00%) 3G
2 41 (61.19%) 2G
3 37 (55.22%) Telecoms
4 25 (37.31%) LTE
5 24 (35.82%) Huawei
5 24 (35.82%) Ericsson
6 22 (32.84%) Nokia
7 21 (31.34%) Radio Access Network
8 19 (28.36%) Nokia Networks
9 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
10 17 (25.37%) CCNP
11 15 (22.39%) CCNA
11 15 (22.39%) Cisco
11 15 (22.39%) ITIL
11 15 (22.39%) Back Office
12 14 (20.90%) CCIE
13 13 (19.40%) Juniper
13 13 (19.40%) UMTS
13 13 (19.40%) Wireshark
14 11 (16.42%) MS Office
15 10 (14.93%) Network Architecture
16 9 (13.43%) GSM
16 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
17 8 (11.94%) SIGTRAN
17 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (11.94%) Diameter Protocol
18 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (10.45%) Cramer
18 7 (10.45%) MS Excel

4G
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 11 (16.42%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 67 (100.00%) 3G
2 41 (61.19%) 2G
3 25 (37.31%) LTE
4 21 (31.34%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
6 13 (19.40%) UMTS
6 13 (19.40%) Wireshark
7 9 (13.43%) GSM
8 8 (11.94%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (11.94%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (7.46%) UTRAN
9 5 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (7.46%) Wireless
10 4 (5.97%) DWDM
10 4 (5.97%) Firewall
10 4 (5.97%) Network Security
10 4 (5.97%) VoLTE
11 3 (4.48%) GGSN
11 3 (4.48%) MGW
11 3 (4.48%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.99%) MS Access
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
General
1 37 (55.22%) Telecoms
2 15 (22.39%) Back Office
3 4 (5.97%) Electronics
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Finance
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) 3G Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) RAN Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) 4G Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Radio Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Core Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) OSS Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.99%) Data Centre Specialist
9 2 (2.99%) Mobile Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Radio Planner
9 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) SPML
1 1 (1.49%) WebRTC
1 1 (1.49%) XML
1 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Statistics
4 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
1 1 (1.49%) Unix
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Network Architecture
3 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.97%) Project Management
5 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.48%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (4.48%) Fault Management
5 3 (4.48%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.48%) WFM
6 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.99%) Budget Control
6 2 (2.99%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.99%) Migration
6 2 (2.99%) Network Design
6 2 (2.99%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (2.99%) Test Management
6 2 (2.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C++
2 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (25.37%) CCNP
3 15 (22.39%) CCNA
4 14 (20.90%) CCIE
5 6 (8.96%) HND
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) CISM
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
7 2 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.99%) CRISC
7 2 (2.99%) HNC
7 2 (2.99%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Amdocs OSS
1 3 (4.48%) OpenView
2 2 (2.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Ericsson
1 24 (35.82%) Huawei
2 22 (32.84%) Nokia
3 19 (28.36%) Nokia Networks
4 15 (22.39%) Cisco
5 13 (19.40%) Juniper
6 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.45%) Cramer
8 5 (7.46%) Citrix
8 5 (7.46%) Mapinfo
9 4 (5.97%) HP
10 3 (4.48%) Nortel
10 3 (4.48%) Tellabs
11 2 (2.99%) Qualys
11 2 (2.99%) Remedy
11 2 (2.99%) Samsung
12 1 (1.49%) F5
12 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.49%) ION Trading
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