The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 74 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing 4G 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 4.42% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £513
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -36.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £160.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-75.15% +285.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 113 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.36% 11.46% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 52
Average daily rate £328 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £235 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.96 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
4G
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

4G Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - -
Chesham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (81.82%) 3G
3 7 (63.64%) 2G
4 5 (45.45%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (27.27%) UMTS
5 3 (27.27%) MVNO
6 2 (18.18%) Progress
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) LTE
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) GSM
7 1 (9.09%) PMI
7 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) 3G
2 7 (63.64%) 2G
3 5 (45.45%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (27.27%) MVNO
4 3 (27.27%) UMTS
5 2 (18.18%) LTE
6 1 (9.09%) GSM
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) RF Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Progress