The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 411 464 522
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +58
Contract jobs citing 4G 175 101 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.21% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.54% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 14
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£388 £338 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -31.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £162 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £438 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £325 £525
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £160.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.12% +285.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £160.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% -14.45%
4G
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in England

4G
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in England

4G
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

4G Daily Rate Histogram in England

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

4G Hourly Rate Trend in England

4G
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
South East +20 108 £388 +10.71% 16
London +21 19 £563 +66.66% 5
West Midlands -2 11 £324 -
North West - 11 £300 -
East of England - 6 - - 2
South West -34 3 £261 - 3
East Midlands +1 1 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
4G
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4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 196 (73.96%) 3G
2 165 (62.26%) Telecoms
3 141 (53.21%) LTE
4 135 (50.94%) 2G
5 46 (17.36%) Project Management
5 46 (17.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 45 (16.98%) GSM
7 41 (15.47%) Radio Access Network
8 37 (13.96%) Network Architecture
8 37 (13.96%) Huawei
9 33 (12.45%) Degree
10 32 (12.08%) GPRS
11 30 (11.32%) Ericsson
12 29 (10.94%) SLA
13 28 (10.57%) 3GPP
13 28 (10.57%) UMTS
14 26 (9.81%) Cisco
15 24 (9.06%) PRINCE2
16 23 (8.68%) Nokia
17 21 (7.92%) VoLTE
18 19 (7.17%) SQL
18 19 (7.17%) ITIL
18 19 (7.17%) Change Management
18 19 (7.17%) Wi-Fi
19 18 (6.79%) Internet
20 16 (6.04%) HP
20 16 (6.04%) Ethernet
20 16 (6.04%) Problem Management
21 15 (5.66%) SGSN
21 15 (5.66%) Wireless

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.38%) Summit
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 196 (73.96%) 3G
2 141 (53.21%) LTE
3 135 (50.94%) 2G
4 45 (16.98%) GSM
5 41 (15.47%) Radio Access Network
6 32 (12.08%) GPRS
7 28 (10.57%) 3GPP
7 28 (10.57%) UMTS
8 21 (7.92%) VoLTE
9 19 (7.17%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (6.79%) Internet
11 16 (6.04%) Ethernet
12 15 (5.66%) Wireless
12 15 (5.66%) SGSN
13 14 (5.28%) MPLS
14 12 (4.53%) ATM
14 12 (4.53%) GGSN
15 11 (4.15%) RANAP
15 11 (4.15%) SDH
16 9 (3.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.89%) MS Access
2 4 (1.51%) MySQL
3 3 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) LoadRunner
1 5 (1.89%) Maven
1 5 (1.89%) JIRA
1 5 (1.89%) Selenium
1 5 (1.89%) Ant
1 5 (1.89%) Toad
1 5 (1.89%) SoapUI
1 5 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
1 5 (1.89%) eggPlant
2 4 (1.51%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.75%) Calabash
3 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 165 (62.26%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.91%) Finance
3 11 (4.15%) Back Office
4 9 (3.40%) Billing
5 7 (2.64%) Electronics
6 6 (2.26%) Front Office
7 5 (1.89%) Marketing
8 4 (1.51%) Banking
8 4 (1.51%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 36 (13.58%) Architect
2 24 (9.06%) Project Manager
3 18 (6.79%) Test Engineer
4 16 (6.04%) RF Engineer
5 15 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (5.28%) Design Engineer
7 11 (4.15%) RAN Engineer
8 10 (3.77%) Senior Architect
9 9 (3.40%) RF Optimisation Engineer
9 9 (3.40%) Field Engineer
10 8 (3.02%) Consultant
10 8 (3.02%) Systems Architect
10 8 (3.02%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.02%) 3G Engineer
11 7 (2.64%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.26%) Developer
12 6 (2.26%) Project Engineer
12 6 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (1.89%) Analyst
13 5 (1.89%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.77%) WAP
2 8 (3.02%) XML
3 5 (1.89%) J2ME
3 5 (1.89%) SOAP
3 5 (1.89%) Web Services
3 5 (1.89%) WML
3 5 (1.89%) REST
4 2 (0.75%) .NET
5 1 (0.38%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.40%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.26%) PMI
2 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.26%) Handset
3 5 (1.89%) Statistics
3 5 (1.89%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.75%) Physics
5 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.38%) Telematics
6 1 (0.38%) VHDL
6 1 (0.38%) Verilog
6 1 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.02%) Windows
1 8 (3.02%) Linux
2 7 (2.64%) Android
2 7 (2.64%) UNIX
3 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.36%) Project Management
2 37 (13.96%) Network Architecture
3 24 (9.06%) PRINCE2
4 19 (7.17%) ITIL
4 19 (7.17%) Change Management
5 16 (6.04%) Problem Management
6 13 (4.91%) Network Design
7 12 (4.53%) Resource Management
8 9 (3.40%) Software Engineering
8 9 (3.40%) Validation
9 8 (3.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.02%) Logistics
9 8 (3.02%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.64%) Supplier Management
10 7 (2.64%) Software Testing
10 7 (2.64%) Network Planning
10 7 (2.64%) Migration
10 7 (2.64%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.17%) SQL
2 10 (3.77%) C
3 5 (1.89%) Java
3 5 (1.89%) Perl
4 4 (1.51%) C++
5 3 (1.13%) C#
5 3 (1.13%) VBA
6 2 (0.75%) Assembly Language
6 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (12.45%) Degree
2 11 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.02%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.64%) ISEB
5 5 (1.89%) PMP
5 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.13%) HND
6 3 (1.13%) CCNP
6 3 (1.13%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) CCIE
7 2 (0.75%) HNC
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.38%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.38%) CCDE
8 1 (0.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.94%) SLA
2 11 (4.15%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) NDS
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.51%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.13%) Netcool
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 46 (17.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 37 (13.96%) Huawei
3 30 (11.32%) Ericsson
4 26 (9.81%) Cisco
5 23 (8.68%) Nokia
6 16 (6.04%) HP
7 11 (4.15%) Juniper
8 10 (3.77%) Oracle
9 9 (3.40%) Microsoft
10 7 (2.64%) BT
10 7 (2.64%) NEC
11 5 (1.89%) Cramer
11 5 (1.89%) Greenplum
11 5 (1.89%) Sun
11 5 (1.89%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.89%) Apple
11 5 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.89%) Mapinfo
12 4 (1.51%) SAP
13 3 (1.13%) SGI
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