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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 67 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing 4G 52 88 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 3.60% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.56% 14.84% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 9
Median daily rate £225 £260 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £164 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £321 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £261 £338
% change year-on-year
+28.59% -22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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
544 593 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.39% 24.24% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 238 209
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
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 June 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 -17 18 - -
Slough +2 8 £225 -10.00%
Newbury +1 6 £231 -25.64% 1
Bracknell -11 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 113 (94.17%) 3G
2 72 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 55 (45.83%) LTE
4 54 (45.00%) 2G
5 53 (44.17%) Radio Access Network
6 33 (27.50%) Nokia
7 26 (21.67%) Back Office
8 25 (20.83%) Huawei
9 21 (17.50%) Service Delivery
10 20 (16.67%) Project Management
11 19 (15.83%) SLA
11 19 (15.83%) ITIL
12 18 (15.00%) Diameter Protocol
13 17 (14.17%) Nokia Networks
13 17 (14.17%) HNC
14 16 (13.33%) Ericsson
14 16 (13.33%) High Availability
14 16 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
15 15 (12.50%) SPML
15 15 (12.50%) LDAP
15 15 (12.50%) Wireless
16 14 (11.67%) Degree
17 13 (10.83%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (10.00%) MGW
18 12 (10.00%) Change Management
18 12 (10.00%) INAP
18 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
18 12 (10.00%) SOAP
18 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
19 11 (9.17%) ATM

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 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (94.17%) 3G
2 55 (45.83%) LTE
3 54 (45.00%) 2G
4 53 (44.17%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (15.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 16 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
7 15 (12.50%) LDAP
7 15 (12.50%) Wireless
8 12 (10.00%) INAP
8 12 (10.00%) MGW
9 11 (9.17%) ATM
10 10 (8.33%) Value-Added Service
11 9 (7.50%) Node B
12 8 (6.67%) RNC
12 8 (6.67%) SMS
12 8 (6.67%) VoLTE
13 7 (5.83%) GSM
14 6 (5.00%) OSPF
14 6 (5.00%) UMTS
14 6 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (0.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
General
1 72 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 26 (21.67%) Back Office
3 8 (6.67%) Front Office
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Finance
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (14.17%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 10 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 10 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 9 (7.50%) Designer
4 8 (6.67%) 4G Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Architect
5 7 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (5.83%) Telecoms Manager
6 6 (5.00%) 3G Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Databuild Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.33%) Network Designer
8 4 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) SPML
2 12 (10.00%) SOAP
3 4 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML5
4 1 (0.83%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Handset
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) Service Delivery
2 20 (16.67%) Project Management
3 19 (15.83%) ITIL
4 16 (13.33%) High Availability
5 13 (10.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (10.00%) Change Management
7 11 (9.17%) Network Design
8 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 10 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (7.50%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.67%) Service Management
11 7 (5.83%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.83%) Validation
12 6 (5.00%) eTOM
12 6 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (4.17%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (4.17%) ITIL V3
14 4 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) HNC
2 14 (11.67%) Degree
3 10 (8.33%) HND
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.67%) CCNP
5 2 (1.67%) CCSA
5 2 (1.67%) CCSE
5 2 (1.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.83%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (5.83%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Nokia
2 25 (20.83%) Huawei
3 17 (14.17%) Nokia Networks
4 16 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.33%) Citrix
6 10 (8.33%) Cramer
7 9 (7.50%) Nortel
7 9 (7.50%) Remedy
7 9 (7.50%) Siemens
7 9 (7.50%) Tellabs
8 7 (5.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (5.83%) BT
9 5 (4.17%) Arqiva
9 5 (4.17%) NetCracker
9 5 (4.17%) Telindus
9 5 (4.17%) Virgin Media
9 5 (4.17%) ZTE
10 4 (3.33%) NetScout
10 4 (3.33%) Tektronix
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