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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 17 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing 4G 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.03% 2.94% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 7.89% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.95 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% -79.47%
4G
Surrey

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
53 76 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.69% 37.25% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 10
Average daily rate £350 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) 3G
1 11 (100.00%) 2G
2 8 (72.73%) LTE
2 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) VoLTE
3 6 (54.55%) Ericsson
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Nokia
4 5 (45.45%) Back Office
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 5 (45.45%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (45.45%) Huawei
5 4 (36.36%) GSM
6 3 (27.27%) UMTS
6 3 (27.27%) BT
6 3 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Siemens
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) ZTE
6 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (27.27%) NetCracker
7 2 (18.18%) RNC
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) Nortel
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) 2G
1 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 8 (72.73%) LTE
3 6 (54.55%) VoLTE
4 5 (45.45%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (36.36%) GSM
6 3 (27.27%) UMTS
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) ATM
7 2 (18.18%) RNC
8 1 (9.09%) DWDM
8 1 (9.09%) GPRS
8 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) PMI
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) MapBasic
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) HNC
1 2 (18.18%) HND
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Ericsson
2 5 (45.45%) Huawei
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia
3 3 (27.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (27.27%) BT
3 3 (27.27%) NetCracker
3 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (27.27%) Siemens
3 3 (27.27%) ZTE
4 2 (18.18%) Nortel
5 1 (9.09%) Mapinfo
5 1 (9.09%) NEC