The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 507 396 513
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +117
Contract jobs citing 4G 122 219 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 2.94% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 24
Median daily rate £374 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.42% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £443 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £261 £331
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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
7815 7446 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.07% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4219 3535
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 425 369
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
South East -45 89 £374 +49.50% 4
London -22 11 £419 +4.68% 5
East of England +6 5 £400 +23.07%
North West -27 5 £330 -8.96%
Yorkshire +3 4 £265 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £413 +58.65%
South West -20 1 £280 -25.33% 2
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for 4G.

1 215 (83.98%) 3G
2 128 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 122 (47.66%) 2G
4 93 (36.33%) LTE
5 75 (29.30%) Radio Access Network
6 48 (18.75%) Nokia
7 43 (16.80%) Huawei
8 39 (15.23%) Project Management
9 37 (14.45%) ITIL
10 36 (14.06%) Cisco
11 33 (12.89%) Wireless
12 31 (12.11%) Back Office
13 30 (11.72%) Degree
14 29 (11.33%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (10.16%) SLA
16 24 (9.38%) Ericsson
17 23 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (8.59%) HNC
19 21 (8.20%) Nokia Networks
19 21 (8.20%) Diameter Protocol
19 21 (8.20%) GSM
19 21 (8.20%) Finance
19 21 (8.20%) Network Design
20 20 (7.81%) UMTS
20 20 (7.81%) Microsoft
20 20 (7.81%) High Availability
21 19 (7.42%) VoLTE
21 19 (7.42%) MS Excel
21 19 (7.42%) OSPF
21 19 (7.42%) Service Delivery

4G
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.91%) MS Office
2 10 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.17%) MS Project
5 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.78%) Traffica
2 1 (0.39%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 215 (83.98%) 3G
2 122 (47.66%) 2G
3 93 (36.33%) LTE
4 75 (29.30%) Radio Access Network
5 33 (12.89%) Wireless
6 29 (11.33%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (8.20%) Diameter Protocol
7 21 (8.20%) GSM
8 20 (7.81%) UMTS
9 19 (7.42%) OSPF
9 19 (7.42%) VoLTE
10 18 (7.03%) Internet
11 17 (6.64%) LAN
11 17 (6.64%) SIGTRAN
12 16 (6.25%) ATM
12 16 (6.25%) DNS
12 16 (6.25%) Ethernet
13 15 (5.86%) IPsec
13 15 (5.86%) LDAP
13 15 (5.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.17%) GIS
2 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.39%) BODI
3 1 (0.39%) MS Access
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
1 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
General
1 128 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 31 (12.11%) Back Office
3 21 (8.20%) Finance
4 8 (3.13%) Billing
4 8 (3.13%) Front Office
5 6 (2.34%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (8.98%) Architect
2 22 (8.59%) Network Engineer
2 22 (8.59%) RAN Engineer
3 18 (7.03%) Designer
4 17 (6.64%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (6.25%) Optimisation Engineer
6 14 (5.47%) Radio Engineer
6 14 (5.47%) Test Engineer
7 12 (4.69%) 4G Engineer
8 11 (4.30%) Mobile Engineer
8 11 (4.30%) Telecoms Manager
8 11 (4.30%) Transmission Engineer
9 10 (3.91%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.52%) 3G Engineer
10 9 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (3.13%) Service Manager
11 8 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
12 7 (2.73%) Design Engineer
12 7 (2.73%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.86%) SPML
2 13 (5.08%) SOAP
3 6 (2.34%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) HTML5
4 1 (0.39%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.39%) JMS
4 1 (0.39%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.39%) REST
4 1 (0.39%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.64%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.91%) User Experience
6 7 (2.73%) PKI
7 6 (2.34%) PMI
8 5 (1.95%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.95%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.17%) Telematics
10 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.78%) Statistics
12 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.39%) Handset
12 1 (0.39%) NHS
12 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.08%) Linux
2 9 (3.52%) Unix
3 6 (2.34%) Windows
4 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.78%) Solaris
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.23%) Project Management
2 37 (14.45%) ITIL
3 21 (8.20%) Network Design
4 20 (7.81%) High Availability
5 19 (7.42%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (5.86%) Network Architecture
6 15 (5.86%) Service Management
7 13 (5.08%) Change Control
7 13 (5.08%) Change Management
7 13 (5.08%) PRINCE2
8 10 (3.91%) Integration Testing
8 10 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (3.52%) Mobile Transformation
9 9 (3.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (3.52%) Validation
10 8 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.13%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.13%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.47%) C
2 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
2 4 (1.56%) SQL
3 3 (1.17%) Java
4 1 (0.39%) C#
4 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.39%) Perl
4 1 (0.39%) Python
4 1 (0.39%) Ruby
4 1 (0.39%) Tcl
4 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (11.72%) Degree
2 23 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.59%) HNC
4 17 (6.64%) HND
5 13 (5.08%) CCNP
6 8 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.34%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.95%) CCNA
8 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.78%) CCSA
10 2 (0.78%) CCSE
10 2 (0.78%) CISSP
10 2 (0.78%) PMP
10 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.39%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) MISRA
2 1 (0.39%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.91%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (2.34%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (1.95%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (18.75%) Nokia
2 43 (16.80%) Huawei
3 36 (14.06%) Cisco
4 24 (9.38%) Ericsson
5 21 (8.20%) Nokia Networks
6 20 (7.81%) Microsoft
7 16 (6.25%) Juniper
8 14 (5.47%) HP
9 12 (4.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 12 (4.69%) Siemens
10 11 (4.30%) Aruba
10 11 (4.30%) BT
10 11 (4.30%) F5
10 11 (4.30%) Meraki
11 9 (3.52%) Tellabs
12 8 (3.13%) Remedy
13 7 (2.73%) Nortel
14 6 (2.34%) Citrix
14 6 (2.34%) Cramer
14 6 (2.34%) VMware
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