The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 35 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Contract jobs citing 4G 132 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.47% 2.12% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.35% 9.22% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 5 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £165 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £419 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £331 £330
% change year-on-year
-19.24% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £106.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £106.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-66.11% +183.33%
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
761 651 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.80% 22.97% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 236 189
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 51 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +19 47 £290 - 4
Reading +8 29 £240 +14.28% 2
Slough 0 5 £208 +53.70% 2
Bracknell +5 1 £263 -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 191 (87.21%) 3G
2 173 (79.00%) Telecoms
3 119 (54.34%) LTE
4 115 (52.51%) 2G
5 94 (42.92%) Radio Access Network
6 58 (26.48%) GSM
7 50 (22.83%) Wireless
8 39 (17.81%) Ericsson
9 33 (15.07%) Huawei
10 31 (14.16%) UMTS
10 31 (14.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 30 (13.70%) VoLTE
12 27 (12.33%) SLA
12 27 (12.33%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (12.33%) Degree
13 24 (10.96%) WiMAX
13 24 (10.96%) Network Planning
14 23 (10.50%) SS7
15 22 (10.05%) C
15 22 (10.05%) Linux
16 19 (8.68%) Nokia
17 18 (8.22%) Project Management
17 18 (8.22%) TCP/IP
17 18 (8.22%) SIGTRAN
17 18 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
18 17 (7.76%) Finance
18 17 (7.76%) UNIX
19 16 (7.31%) SDH
19 16 (7.31%) 3GPP
20 15 (6.85%) GPRS

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 191 (87.21%) 3G
2 119 (54.34%) LTE
3 115 (52.51%) 2G
4 94 (42.92%) Radio Access Network
5 58 (26.48%) GSM
6 50 (22.83%) Wireless
7 31 (14.16%) UMTS
8 30 (13.70%) VoLTE
9 27 (12.33%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (10.96%) WiMAX
11 23 (10.50%) SS7
12 18 (8.22%) SIGTRAN
12 18 (8.22%) TCP/IP
13 16 (7.31%) SDH
13 16 (7.31%) 3GPP
14 15 (6.85%) GPRS
15 14 (6.39%) CDMA2000
15 14 (6.39%) MPLS
15 14 (6.39%) DSL
15 14 (6.39%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.65%) MS Access
2 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
General
1 173 (79.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.76%) Finance
3 8 (3.65%) Billing
4 7 (3.20%) Electronics
5 6 (2.74%) Retail
6 5 (2.28%) Legal
6 5 (2.28%) Back Office
7 3 (1.37%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (10.50%) Delivery Manager
2 21 (9.59%) Test Engineer
3 15 (6.85%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.39%) Design Engineer
5 13 (5.94%) Integration Engineer
6 12 (5.48%) RAN Engineer
7 11 (5.02%) Radio Engineer
7 11 (5.02%) Tester
8 8 (3.65%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.65%) Wireless Engineer
9 6 (2.74%) Service Manager
9 6 (2.74%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.74%) Analyst
9 6 (2.74%) Architect
9 6 (2.74%) Delivery Project Manager
10 5 (2.28%) Consultant
10 5 (2.28%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.28%) RF Optimisation Engineer
10 5 (2.28%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 5 (2.28%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.65%) XML
2 5 (2.28%) SOAP
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.28%) Replication
2 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.83%) PKI
3 4 (1.83%) GIS
4 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.37%) User Experience
5 2 (0.91%) Handset
6 1 (0.46%) Economics
6 1 (0.46%) PMI
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.05%) Linux
2 17 (7.76%) UNIX
3 9 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.28%) Solaris
5 3 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.96%) Network Planning
2 18 (8.22%) Project Management
3 13 (5.94%) Service Delivery
4 12 (5.48%) Validation
4 12 (5.48%) ITIL
5 11 (5.02%) Network Design
6 9 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (3.65%) CRM
8 7 (3.20%) OOD
8 7 (3.20%) Change Management
8 7 (3.20%) Performance Management
9 6 (2.74%) Network Architecture
9 6 (2.74%) UML
9 6 (2.74%) OO
9 6 (2.74%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.28%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.28%) Migration
11 4 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (1.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.05%) C
2 11 (5.02%) Perl
2 11 (5.02%) SQL
3 10 (4.57%) C++
4 7 (3.20%) Embedded C
5 6 (2.74%) Embedded C++
6 2 (0.91%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
7 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (12.33%) Degree
2 11 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.57%) CCNP
3 10 (4.57%) CCNA
4 9 (4.11%) HND
5 8 (3.65%) HNC
6 3 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) PMP
7 2 (0.91%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) CCSA
8 1 (0.46%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) NFS
2 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (8.22%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (6.39%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (1.83%) Netcool
4 3 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.46%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (17.81%) Ericsson
2 33 (15.07%) Huawei
3 31 (14.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 19 (8.68%) Nokia
5 15 (6.85%) Actix
6 13 (5.94%) HP
7 9 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.74%) Cisco
9 5 (2.28%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.28%) Nortel
9 5 (2.28%) Mapinfo
10 4 (1.83%) Siemens
10 4 (1.83%) Remedy
10 4 (1.83%) Cramer
11 3 (1.37%) Citrix
11 3 (1.37%) F5
12 2 (0.91%) SAP
12 2 (0.91%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (0.91%) Amdocs
Newbury, Berkshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £150 - £230 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago