The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 23 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 East of England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 137 123 144
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing 4G 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.084% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.50% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £513
% change year-on-year
- -36.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £97.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-59.33% +135.54%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 397 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 16.61% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 152 244
Average daily rate £313 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 65
Average hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
4G
England

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
4G
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (53.85%) 3G
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) 3GPP
3 5 (38.46%) LTE
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) GPRS
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
4 4 (30.77%) Statistics
5 3 (23.08%) 2G
5 3 (23.08%) UMTS
6 2 (15.38%) WLAN
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Network Design
6 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) 3G
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 5 (38.46%) 3GPP
2 5 (38.46%) LTE
3 4 (30.77%) GPRS
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) UMTS
4 3 (23.08%) 2G
5 2 (15.38%) WLAN
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) RF Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Statistics
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
1 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco