The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - 60 51
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.15% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.88% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £319 £318
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.00%
4G
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 114 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.35% 17.30% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 65
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.73 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 4G across the Birmingham region.

4G Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

4G
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for 4G.

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) Ciena

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Commissioning Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ciena