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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - 57 59
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.12% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £260 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.23% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.12 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-7.23% -1.44%
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
117 89 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.46% 12.33% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 58 74
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 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 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