The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 102 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 2.87% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £180 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £260 £344
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -24.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
4G
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
273 209 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.45% 13.86% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 113 54
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for 4G.

1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) ATM
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) SDH
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) 2G
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) SDH
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transmission Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft