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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank - 42 28
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.54% 0.41%
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 £273 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £39.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +11.97%
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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
16 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.69% 8.42% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 9
Average daily rate £300 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £363 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (100.00%) HSPA
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) eTOM
2 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) GSM
1 6 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
1 6 (100.00%) HSPA
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) RF Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) eTOM
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (50.00%) Mapinfo