The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 40 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.59% 0.37% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+19.16% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
4G
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.12% 15.36% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 13
Average daily rate £320 £318 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £159 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

4G Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Telematics
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (25.00%) IPv4

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (25.00%) MIMO
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft