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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 20 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing 4G 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.52% 1.96% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 7.55% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.29%
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
61 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.96% 25.98% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 10
Average daily rate £375 £323 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +21.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +177.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 2G
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
3 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (75.00%) Ericsson
4 5 (62.50%) Nokia
4 5 (62.50%) Huawei
4 5 (62.50%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (50.00%) VoLTE
5 4 (50.00%) ZTE
5 4 (50.00%) Virgin Media
5 4 (50.00%) Arqiva
5 4 (50.00%) Telindus
5 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 4 (50.00%) NetCracker
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) BT
5 4 (50.00%) Siemens
5 4 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) HNC
6 3 (37.50%) HND
6 3 (37.50%) GSM
6 3 (37.50%) UMTS
6 3 (37.50%) CCNP
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Back Office
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) 2G
1 8 (100.00%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
3 4 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) GSM
4 3 (37.50%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (37.50%) UMTS
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) DWDM
5 1 (12.50%) RNC
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) HNC
1 3 (37.50%) HND
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 5 (62.50%) Huawei
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (50.00%) Arqiva
3 4 (50.00%) BT
3 4 (50.00%) NetCracker
3 4 (50.00%) Siemens
3 4 (50.00%) Telindus
3 4 (50.00%) Virgin Media
3 4 (50.00%) ZTE
4 2 (25.00%) NEC
5 1 (12.50%) Nortel
5 1 (12.50%) Tellabs