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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 88 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +9
Contract jobs citing 4G 35 101 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 3.92% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.70% 16.40% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 12
Median daily rate £225 £265 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +8.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £208 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+0.09% +6.81%
4G
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
522 616 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.82% 23.91% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 275 210
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £493 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.08 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.06 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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 -16 10 £425 +55.96% 2
Slough +1 7 £225 -1.63% 1
Newbury -11 6 £201 -35.16% 1
Bracknell -15 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 98 (93.33%) 3G
2 67 (63.81%) Telecoms
3 53 (50.48%) LTE
4 51 (48.57%) 2G
5 40 (38.10%) Radio Access Network
6 30 (28.57%) Nokia
7 27 (25.71%) Back Office
8 24 (22.86%) Huawei
9 20 (19.05%) Project Management
10 19 (18.10%) Service Delivery
10 19 (18.10%) Diameter Protocol
11 18 (17.14%) Wireless
11 18 (17.14%) SLA
12 17 (16.19%) HNC
12 17 (16.19%) SIGTRAN
12 17 (16.19%) Nokia Networks
13 15 (14.29%) High Availability
13 15 (14.29%) SPML
13 15 (14.29%) LDAP
13 15 (14.29%) Ericsson
14 14 (13.33%) Degree
15 13 (12.38%) MGW
15 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (12.38%) INAP
15 13 (12.38%) Change Management
16 12 (11.43%) Cramer
16 12 (11.43%) Citrix
16 12 (11.43%) HND
16 12 (11.43%) SOAP
17 11 (10.48%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (93.33%) 3G
2 53 (50.48%) LTE
3 51 (48.57%) 2G
4 40 (38.10%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (18.10%) Diameter Protocol
6 18 (17.14%) Wireless
7 17 (16.19%) SIGTRAN
8 15 (14.29%) LDAP
9 13 (12.38%) INAP
9 13 (12.38%) MGW
10 10 (9.52%) Value-Added Service
11 9 (8.57%) Node B
12 8 (7.62%) RNC
12 8 (7.62%) SMS
12 8 (7.62%) VoLTE
13 7 (6.67%) UMTS
14 6 (5.71%) ATM
14 6 (5.71%) GSM
15 5 (4.76%) Firewall
15 5 (4.76%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
General
1 67 (63.81%) Telecoms
2 27 (25.71%) Back Office
3 8 (7.62%) Front Office
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Marketing
6 3 (2.86%) Billing
7 2 (1.90%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
3 9 (8.57%) Designer
3 9 (8.57%) Test Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) 4G Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Mobile Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Architect
6 6 (5.71%) 3G Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Databuild Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Designer
7 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Network Designer
8 4 (3.81%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) SPML
2 12 (11.43%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) HTML5
3 1 (0.95%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.81%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
4 2 (1.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.95%) Handset
5 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) Project Management
2 19 (18.10%) Service Delivery
3 15 (14.29%) High Availability
4 13 (12.38%) Change Management
4 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (10.48%) ITIL
5 11 (10.48%) Network Architecture
6 10 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 10 (9.52%) Network Design
7 9 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (7.62%) Service Management
9 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.67%) Validation
10 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.71%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.76%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (4.76%) eTOM
11 5 (4.76%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
12 4 (3.81%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) HNC
2 14 (13.33%) Degree
3 12 (11.43%) HND
4 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.81%) CCNP
5 4 (3.81%) CISSP
6 2 (1.90%) CCSA
6 2 (1.90%) CCSE
6 2 (1.90%) CISM
6 2 (1.90%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.90%) CRISC
6 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.90%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (3.81%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.90%) Nessus
4 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.95%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (28.57%) Nokia
2 24 (22.86%) Huawei
3 17 (16.19%) Nokia Networks
4 15 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 12 (11.43%) Citrix
5 12 (11.43%) Cramer
6 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.57%) Nortel
7 9 (8.57%) Remedy
7 9 (8.57%) Tellabs
8 8 (7.62%) Siemens
9 7 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (6.67%) BT
10 6 (5.71%) Samsung
11 5 (4.76%) Arqiva
11 5 (4.76%) NetCracker
11 5 (4.76%) Telindus
11 5 (4.76%) Virgin Media
11 5 (4.76%) ZTE
12 4 (3.81%) Tektronix
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