The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Maidenhead region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 14 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 4G 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.82% - 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £525
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -14.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 17.05% 26.58% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 8
Average daily rate £475 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +580.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
4G
Berkshire

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

4G
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Billing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks