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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing 4G 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.56% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £270 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £291
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.90%

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
87 128 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.65% 16.10% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 65
Median daily rate £363 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) GGSN
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (20.00%) Ciena
4 1 (20.00%) MVNO
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) LTE

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 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (20.00%) GGSN
4 1 (20.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) MVNO
4 1 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Commissioning Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Ciena
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel