The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 73 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing 4G 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.86% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 5.32% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £169 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.95 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% -79.47%
4G
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 188 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.87% 16.22% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 25
Average daily rate £388 £398 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.10 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.45% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.23 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £35.60 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Buckinghamshire region.

4G Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

4G
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TETRA
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) TETRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management