The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Manchester 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 4G 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £525
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £97.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-59.33% +135.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 125 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.52% 11.21% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 61
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
4G
North West

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - - - -
4G
North West

4G
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) SDH
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
4 1 (25.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) SDH
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Transmission Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Network Planning