The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Coventry 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 42 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.53% 0.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £525
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £97.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-59.33% +135.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 28 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.16% 11.16% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 26
Average daily rate £300 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £127 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £393 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.97 £20.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £22.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
4G
West Midlands

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 24 July 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) MIMO
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) MIMO
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft