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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 407 407 407
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing 4G 13 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.089% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.71% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
Median daily rate £373 £338 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -38.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £319 £318
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.61%
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
2777 2820 3076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.55% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1888 2092
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 89 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 December 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
Hayes - 2 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (60.00%) 3G
2 11 (36.67%) 2G
3 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 4 (13.33%) LTE
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 4 (13.33%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) ISEB
7 3 (10.00%) Windows
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) Network Design
7 3 (10.00%) Huawei
7 3 (10.00%) VLAN
7 3 (10.00%) Statistics
7 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (10.00%) VoLTE
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) 3G
2 11 (36.67%) 2G
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (13.33%) LTE
5 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.00%) MPLS
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
6 3 (10.00%) VLAN
6 3 (10.00%) VoLTE
7 2 (6.67%) BGP
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (6.67%) DMVPN
7 2 (6.67%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) MVNO
7 2 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
General
1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (10.00%) Radio Planner
2 2 (6.67%) 4G Project Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Designer
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile Designer
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (3.33%) Build Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (3.33%) CAD
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) CCIE
2 2 (6.67%) CCSP
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) JNCIE
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco
1 4 (13.33%) HP
1 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
2 3 (10.00%) Huawei
3 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.67%) Ciena
3 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
3 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Nokia
4 1 (3.33%) Nortel