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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 71 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £169 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+0.09% +6.81%
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
111 90 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.30% 12.03% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 51 72
Median daily rate £338 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +120.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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