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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 88 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs citing 4G 31 59 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 2.36% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 11.07% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 14
Median daily rate £300 £305 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £208 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £365 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -56.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.12 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-7.23% -1.44%
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
461 533 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.86% 21.29% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 279 239
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.70 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +18 11 £425 +33.85% 1
Newbury +3 9 - - 1
Slough +1 3 £313 +50.60% 2
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 78 (95.12%) 3G
2 52 (63.41%) Telecoms
3 45 (54.88%) 2G
4 38 (46.34%) LTE
5 30 (36.59%) Radio Access Network
5 30 (36.59%) Nokia
6 26 (31.71%) Back Office
7 25 (30.49%) Huawei
8 21 (25.61%) Nokia Networks
9 20 (24.39%) Ericsson
10 18 (21.95%) Wireless
10 18 (21.95%) Diameter Protocol
11 17 (20.73%) SIGTRAN
12 15 (18.29%) Cramer
12 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
12 15 (18.29%) HNC
12 15 (18.29%) LDAP
13 14 (17.07%) SLA
14 13 (15.85%) HND
14 13 (15.85%) High Availability
14 13 (15.85%) SPML
15 12 (14.63%) Project Management
15 12 (14.63%) INAP
15 12 (14.63%) Citrix
16 11 (13.41%) Change Management
16 11 (13.41%) ITIL
16 11 (13.41%) MGW
16 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (12.20%) Amdocs OSS
17 10 (12.20%) SOAP

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 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 78 (95.12%) 3G
2 45 (54.88%) 2G
3 38 (46.34%) LTE
4 30 (36.59%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (21.95%) Diameter Protocol
5 18 (21.95%) Wireless
6 17 (20.73%) SIGTRAN
7 15 (18.29%) LDAP
8 12 (14.63%) INAP
9 11 (13.41%) MGW
10 9 (10.98%) Node B
10 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
11 7 (8.54%) ATM
11 7 (8.54%) RNC
11 7 (8.54%) Wireshark
12 4 (4.88%) Firewall
12 4 (4.88%) GSM
12 4 (4.88%) Network Security
12 4 (4.88%) SMS
12 4 (4.88%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
General
1 52 (63.41%) Telecoms
2 26 (31.71%) Back Office
3 6 (7.32%) Front Office
4 5 (6.10%) Electronics
4 5 (6.10%) Marketing
5 4 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (3.66%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Service Desk Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Mobile Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) 4G Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Optimisation Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Radio Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) 3G Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Databuild Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) OSS Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Radio Planner
7 3 (3.66%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) SPML
2 10 (12.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (4.88%) Statistics
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.22%) Handset
5 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
2 13 (15.85%) High Availability
3 12 (14.63%) Project Management
4 11 (13.41%) Change Management
4 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (13.41%) ITIL
5 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
5 8 (9.76%) Network Architecture
6 7 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.32%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (7.32%) Network Design
8 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (4.88%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) Fault Management
9 4 (4.88%) Network Optimisation
9 4 (4.88%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) C
2 1 (1.22%) C++
2 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) HNC
2 13 (15.85%) HND
3 9 (10.98%) CCNP
3 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.98%) Degree
4 5 (6.10%) CCIE
4 5 (6.10%) CCNA
5 4 (4.88%) CISSP
6 2 (2.44%) CCSA
6 2 (2.44%) CCSE
6 2 (2.44%) CISM
6 2 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.44%) CRISC
6 2 (2.44%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.44%) Nessus
2 2 (2.44%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Nokia
2 25 (30.49%) Huawei
3 21 (25.61%) Nokia Networks
4 20 (24.39%) Ericsson
5 15 (18.29%) Cramer
6 12 (14.63%) Citrix
7 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.98%) Nortel
7 9 (10.98%) Tellabs
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco
9 7 (8.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (8.54%) BT
9 7 (8.54%) Remedy
9 7 (8.54%) Siemens
10 6 (7.32%) Mapinfo
11 5 (6.10%) Arqiva
11 5 (6.10%) Juniper
11 5 (6.10%) NetCracker
11 5 (6.10%) Telindus
11 5 (6.10%) Virgin Media
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