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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 400 389 391
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing 4G 11 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.077% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 14
Average daily rate £388 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £261
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £46.45 £180.00
% change year-on-year
-7.41% -74.19%
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
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 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 5 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (64.10%) 3G
2 16 (41.03%) 2G
3 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
4 11 (28.21%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco
7 7 (17.95%) CCNA
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (17.95%) DSL
7 7 (17.95%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) OSPF
8 6 (15.38%) BGP
8 6 (15.38%) RIP
9 5 (12.82%) SNMP
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.82%) TACACS
9 5 (12.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (12.82%) CCNP
9 5 (12.82%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) Billing
9 5 (12.82%) DMVPN
9 5 (12.82%) Iperf
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.69%) VRRP
11 3 (7.69%) Internet
11 3 (7.69%) SLA

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) 3G
2 16 (41.03%) 2G
3 11 (28.21%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 7 (17.95%) DSL
6 6 (15.38%) BGP
6 6 (15.38%) OSPF
6 6 (15.38%) RIP
7 5 (12.82%) DMVPN
7 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
7 5 (12.82%) SNMP
7 5 (12.82%) TACACS
7 5 (12.82%) Wireless
8 3 (7.69%) HSRP
8 3 (7.69%) Internet
8 3 (7.69%) LTE
8 3 (7.69%) MVNO
8 3 (7.69%) VRRP
9 2 (5.13%) Broadband
9 2 (5.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Hudson
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Billing
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
1 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
2 3 (7.69%) Consultant
2 3 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 2 (5.13%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) 4G Project Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Deployment Project Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Developer
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (5.13%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Programme Director
3 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
3 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Test Specialist
4 1 (2.56%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (2.56%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) EMV
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) Handset
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Android
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Project Management
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (7.69%) Change Control
3 3 (7.69%) Fault Management
3 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.13%) High Availability
4 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) CCNA
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) HNC
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Iperf
2 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco
2 5 (12.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Huawei
4 3 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (5.13%) Amdocs
5 2 (5.13%) Nokia
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Ciena
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Cramer
6 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.56%) Nortel
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
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