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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 36 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% 0.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £261
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £46.45 £180.00
% change year-on-year
-7.41% -74.19%
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
49 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.84% 9.96% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 7
Average daily rate £324 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.02% -48.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.35 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +94.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

4G Daily Rate 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 27 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Cramer
1 5 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 5 (100.00%) Huawei
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) 2G
3 3 (60.00%) HNC
3 3 (60.00%) LTE
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) WFM
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) Siemens
5 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (20.00%) BT

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) LTE
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Cramer
1 5 (100.00%) Huawei
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
2 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens