The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 22 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 77 77
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.10% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.67% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £169
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%

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
194 150 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.11% 15.11% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 52 74
Median daily rate £365 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.75 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson