The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 393 400 412
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing 4G 27 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 6
Median daily rate £600 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £277 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £261 £338
% change year-on-year
+28.59% -22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
4G
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2971 3088 2795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.92% 13.26% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2003 1791
Median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 91 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in London

4G
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in London

4G
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

4G Daily Rate Histogram in London

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

4G Hourly Rate Trend in London

4G
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London +37 2 £430 +14.66% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 £600 - 1
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for 4G.

1 25 (56.82%) Telecoms
2 20 (45.45%) 3G
3 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) LTE
4 12 (27.27%) Project Management
5 11 (25.00%) 2G
6 10 (22.73%) ITIL
7 9 (20.45%) TETRA
7 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (18.18%) Cisco
8 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (15.91%) VoIP
9 7 (15.91%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (15.91%) SFIA
10 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) Billing
10 6 (13.64%) WAN
10 6 (13.64%) Windows
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.36%) LAN
11 5 (11.36%) Wireless
11 5 (11.36%) Finance
11 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.09%) Huawei
12 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
12 4 (9.09%) VPN
12 4 (9.09%) Internet
13 3 (6.82%) Juniper

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) 3G
2 13 (29.55%) LTE
3 11 (25.00%) 2G
4 9 (20.45%) TETRA
5 7 (15.91%) VoIP
5 7 (15.91%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (13.64%) WAN
7 5 (11.36%) LAN
7 5 (11.36%) Wireless
8 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 4 (9.09%) Internet
8 4 (9.09%) VPN
9 3 (6.82%) ADSL
9 3 (6.82%) GSM
9 3 (6.82%) ISDN
9 3 (6.82%) MD110
9 3 (6.82%) MVNO
9 3 (6.82%) PABX
9 3 (6.82%) UMTS
10 2 (4.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.27%) BODI
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 25 (56.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Billing
3 5 (11.36%) Finance
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
1 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) 4G Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Advisor
5 3 (6.82%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3G Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Radio Planner
6 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Telephony Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Telephony Support
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (2.27%) JMS
1 1 (2.27%) PhoneGap
1 1 (2.27%) REST
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.55%) BYOD
3 2 (4.55%) Handset
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) iPhone
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Solaris
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
2 12 (27.27%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) SFIA
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Spectrum Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Data Management
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
2 1 (2.27%) Tcl
2 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) CLAS
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Huawei
4 3 (6.82%) Ciena
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Juniper
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Aruba
5 2 (4.55%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) Mapinfo
5 2 (4.55%) MobileIron
5 2 (4.55%) Motorola
5 2 (4.55%) Polycom
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) Empirix
6 1 (2.27%) Nokia
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec
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