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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 66 39
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs citing 4G 19 54 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 2.14% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.56% 9.25% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 45
Median daily rate £318 £380 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £231 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £453 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £380 £284
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.77% +20.83%

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
417 584 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.26% 23.12% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 299 332
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 £225 £253 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £27.40 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +15 10 £318 - 1
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
Slough -3 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 65 (98.48%) 3G
2 39 (59.09%) 2G
3 35 (53.03%) Telecoms
4 28 (42.42%) LTE
5 23 (34.85%) Huawei
5 23 (34.85%) Ericsson
5 23 (34.85%) Nokia
6 22 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
7 17 (25.76%) Nokia Networks
8 15 (22.73%) ITIL
8 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (21.21%) CCNP
9 14 (21.21%) CCNA
9 14 (21.21%) UMTS
10 13 (19.70%) Back Office
11 12 (18.18%) Cisco
11 12 (18.18%) CCIE
12 11 (16.67%) Wireshark
12 11 (16.67%) Juniper
13 10 (15.15%) MS Office
14 9 (13.64%) Network Architecture
14 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.64%) GSM
15 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
15 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (10.61%) Diameter Protocol
16 7 (10.61%) Project Management
17 6 (9.09%) MS Visio

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 10 (15.15%) MS Office
2 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 65 (98.48%) 3G
2 39 (59.09%) 2G
3 28 (42.42%) LTE
4 22 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
5 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 14 (21.21%) UMTS
7 11 (16.67%) Wireshark
8 9 (13.64%) GSM
9 7 (10.61%) Diameter Protocol
10 6 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
10 6 (9.09%) VoLTE
11 5 (7.58%) UTRAN
12 4 (6.06%) DWDM
13 3 (4.55%) GGSN
13 3 (4.55%) SGSN
13 3 (4.55%) VoIP
13 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (4.55%) Wireless
14 2 (3.03%) MGW
14 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (1.52%) GIS
General
1 35 (53.03%) Telecoms
2 13 (19.70%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) French Language
5 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) 3G Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) 4G Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) RAN Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Radio Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) LTE Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.03%) Data Centre Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Deployment Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) OSS Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Network Architecture
3 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.06%) Fault Management
6 4 (6.06%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.55%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.55%) Service Management
7 3 (4.55%) Statistics
7 3 (4.55%) WFM
8 2 (3.03%) Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Network Design
8 2 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.21%) CCNA
2 14 (21.21%) CCNP
3 12 (18.18%) CCIE
4 6 (9.09%) Degree
5 5 (7.58%) HND
6 3 (4.55%) HNC
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Ericsson
1 23 (34.85%) Huawei
1 23 (34.85%) Nokia
2 17 (25.76%) Nokia Networks
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 11 (16.67%) Juniper
5 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.58%) Cramer
7 4 (6.06%) Samsung
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix
8 3 (4.55%) HP
8 3 (4.55%) Mapinfo
8 3 (4.55%) Nortel
8 3 (4.55%) Tellabs
9 2 (3.03%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 22 days ago