The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 91 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 2.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £39.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +11.97%
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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
203 153 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.25% 12.25% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 70 70
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.88 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.30% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 9 (69.23%) 2G
3 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (46.15%) Huawei
5 5 (38.46%) LTE
6 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (30.77%) VoLTE
6 4 (30.77%) RNC
7 3 (23.08%) Ericsson
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) Nokia
9 1 (7.69%) Internet
9 1 (7.69%) C
9 1 (7.69%) Windows
9 1 (7.69%) Broadband
9 1 (7.69%) GSM
9 1 (7.69%) UMTS
9 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.69%) System Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Legal
9 1 (7.69%) Back Office
9 1 (7.69%) XCAP
9 1 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 9 (69.23%) 2G
3 5 (38.46%) LTE
4 4 (30.77%) RNC
4 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (30.77%) VoLTE
5 1 (7.69%) XCAP
5 1 (7.69%) Broadband
5 1 (7.69%) GSM
5 1 (7.69%) UMTS
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Installation Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Huawei
2 3 (23.08%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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