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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 34 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing 4G 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.92% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 2.27% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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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
51 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.29% 12.87% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 8
Average daily rate £260 £360 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £25.66 £37.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +26.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Management
2 6 (85.71%) HSPA
2 6 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Huawei
2 6 (85.71%) Resource Management
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Nortel
2 6 (85.71%) Ericsson
2 6 (85.71%) GPRS
2 6 (85.71%) GSM
2 6 (85.71%) WCDMA
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) eTOM
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) CANoe
5 1 (14.29%) FlexRay

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) HSPA
2 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (85.71%) GPRS
2 6 (85.71%) GSM
2 6 (85.71%) WCDMA
3 1 (14.29%) FlexRay
3 1 (14.29%) MIMO
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
3 1 (14.29%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CANoe
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Management
1 6 (85.71%) Network Design
1 6 (85.71%) Resource Management
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) eTOM
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 6 (85.71%) Huawei
1 6 (85.71%) Nortel
1 6 (85.71%) Ericsson
2 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
2 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo