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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 85 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 4G 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.46% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £261 £301
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-13.29% -
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
215 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.49% 11.63% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 22
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £216 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Amersham - 2 £300 -
Chesham - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) 3G
2 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) 2G
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) GSM
4 6 (50.00%) UMTS
4 6 (50.00%) LTE
5 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (33.33%) GPRS
6 4 (33.33%) Netcool
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MS Access
7 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) People Management
8 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) Change Control
8 2 (16.67%) Modbus
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) Progress
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) 3G
2 9 (75.00%) 2G
3 6 (50.00%) LTE
3 6 (50.00%) GSM
3 6 (50.00%) UMTS
4 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (33.33%) GPRS
6 2 (16.67%) Modbus
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Author
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Author
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) RF Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Netcool
1 4 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Progress
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Mapinfo