The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 23 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing 4G 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.70% 3.45% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 17.65% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£255 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £316
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £180.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-80.00% +380.00%
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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 Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 34 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 37.04% 19.54% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 29
Average daily rate £260 £240 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 11 (91.67%) 3G
2 8 (66.67%) 2G
3 7 (58.33%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) Ericsson
6 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (25.00%) AutoCAD
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Nortel
7 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) LTE
7 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Validation

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (25.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) 3G
2 8 (66.67%) 2G
3 7 (58.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (16.67%) LTE
5 1 (8.33%) Telnet
5 1 (8.33%) GSM
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) SNMP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Ericsson
2 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks