The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 124 130 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing 4G 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 1.32% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £263 £338
% change year-on-year
+36.19% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -2.00%
4G
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
372 532 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.09% 19.28% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 272 205
Median daily rate £400 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £189 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 64 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

4G
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

4G Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

4G
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 5 £400 +35.59%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for 4G.

1 17 (100.00%) 3G
2 14 (82.35%) LTE
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco
4 12 (70.59%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (64.71%) HP
5 11 (64.71%) Aruba
5 11 (64.71%) Meraki
6 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (29.41%) WLAN
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 5 (29.41%) 2G
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (17.65%) Huawei
10 2 (11.76%) RNC
10 2 (11.76%) Node B
10 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
10 2 (11.76%) F5
10 2 (11.76%) Network Design
10 2 (11.76%) MPLS
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Juniper
10 2 (11.76%) Nokia
10 2 (11.76%) Internet

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) 3G
2 14 (82.35%) LTE
3 12 (70.59%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (29.41%) 2G
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) WLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.76%) Broadband
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) GPRS
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) Node B
6 2 (11.76%) RNC
6 2 (11.76%) UMTS
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) IP Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Aruba
2 11 (64.71%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) Meraki
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Huawei
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia