The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 65 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
4G
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
150 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 11.29% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 56 45
Median daily rate £370 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £279 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
Median hourly rate £9.00 £25.88 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +52.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

4G
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for 4G.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP-4
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) LTE
6 1 (16.67%) Actix
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Nokia
6 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) HSPA
6 1 (16.67%) GSM
6 1 (16.67%) Logistics
6 1 (16.67%) Huawei

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (50.00%) BGP-4
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) LTE
5 1 (16.67%) GSM
5 1 (16.67%) HSPA
5 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
1 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Site Acquisition Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Actix
2 1 (16.67%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia