The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 397 404 411
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing 4G 22 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.075% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 8
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£370 £575 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.65% +70.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £450 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £630 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.88% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +21.12%
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
3048 3125 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.03% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1936 1968
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 3 £375 -40.00%
Hayes - 2 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 37 (77.08%) Telecoms
2 31 (64.58%) 3G
3 19 (39.58%) 2G
4 13 (27.08%) Juniper
5 12 (25.00%) Cisco
6 11 (22.92%) SS7
6 11 (22.92%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
7 10 (20.83%) Wireless
8 9 (18.75%) PSTN
9 8 (16.67%) SSL
9 8 (16.67%) Finance
9 8 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (16.67%) LTE
10 7 (14.58%) Firewall
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.58%) TCAP
10 7 (14.58%) ISUP
10 7 (14.58%) SCCP
10 7 (14.58%) INAP
10 7 (14.58%) MPLS
10 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
10 7 (14.58%) LAN
10 7 (14.58%) VoIP
11 6 (12.50%) DHCP
11 6 (12.50%) Linux
11 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (12.50%) Avaya
11 6 (12.50%) OSPF
11 6 (12.50%) BGP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) 3G
2 19 (39.58%) 2G
3 11 (22.92%) SS7
3 11 (22.92%) Diameter Protocol
4 10 (20.83%) Wireless
4 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
5 9 (18.75%) PSTN
6 8 (16.67%) SSL
6 8 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (16.67%) LTE
7 7 (14.58%) Firewall
7 7 (14.58%) TCAP
7 7 (14.58%) ISUP
7 7 (14.58%) SCCP
7 7 (14.58%) INAP
7 7 (14.58%) MPLS
7 7 (14.58%) LAN
7 7 (14.58%) VoIP
8 6 (12.50%) DHCP
8 6 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
1 1 (2.08%) JUnit
1 1 (2.08%) JMeter
1 1 (2.08%) Xcode
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
1 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (77.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Billing
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Communications Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.17%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Installation Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) WSRP
3 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) User Experience
1 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.08%) EMV
2 1 (2.08%) CCTV
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.08%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (12.50%) Change Control
2 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
2 5 (10.42%) Network Design
3 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.25%) Network Planning
4 3 (6.25%) System Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Use Case
4 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.17%) Time Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) CCNP
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) CISM
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Juniper
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 6 (12.50%) Dell
4 6 (12.50%) Nortel
4 6 (12.50%) Avaya
4 6 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 5 (10.42%) Huawei
6 4 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.17%) Nokia
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