The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 9 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing 4G 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.52% 2.34% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.90% 11.11% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£310 £216 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.35% -45.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £39.75 £97.75
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -59.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 26.53% 21.09% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 18
Average daily rate £310 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 38 (86.36%) 3G
2 35 (79.55%) Telecoms
3 32 (72.73%) 2G
4 26 (59.09%) GSM
5 19 (43.18%) LTE
6 15 (34.09%) GPRS
6 15 (34.09%) Network Planning
6 15 (34.09%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (29.55%) VoLTE
8 12 (27.27%) SDH
9 11 (25.00%) UMTS
9 11 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (20.45%) Wireless
10 9 (20.45%) SIGTRAN
10 9 (20.45%) SS7
10 9 (20.45%) SLA
11 8 (18.18%) CDMA2000
11 8 (18.18%) MPLS
11 8 (18.18%) Ericsson
11 8 (18.18%) RNC
11 8 (18.18%) WiMAX
11 8 (18.18%) DSL
11 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (18.18%) GPON
11 8 (18.18%) HSPA
12 7 (15.91%) Wireshark
12 7 (15.91%) Huawei
12 7 (15.91%) Actix
12 7 (15.91%) Test Planning

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) 3G
2 32 (72.73%) 2G
3 26 (59.09%) GSM
4 19 (43.18%) LTE
5 15 (34.09%) GPRS
5 15 (34.09%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (29.55%) VoLTE
7 12 (27.27%) SDH
8 11 (25.00%) UMTS
9 9 (20.45%) SS7
9 9 (20.45%) SIGTRAN
9 9 (20.45%) Wireless
10 8 (18.18%) WiMAX
10 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (18.18%) RNC
10 8 (18.18%) HSPA
10 8 (18.18%) CDMA2000
10 8 (18.18%) MPLS
10 8 (18.18%) DSL
10 8 (18.18%) GPON
General
1 35 (79.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Back Office
3 3 (6.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Tester
2 11 (25.00%) Technical Tester
3 6 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Radio Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (6.82%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Build Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) UNIX
1 5 (11.36%) Solaris
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Network Planning
2 11 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Validation
3 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (11.36%) Network Design
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) Test Management
6 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.27%) Project Management
8 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) Logistics
8 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (13.64%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Ericsson
2 7 (15.91%) Huawei
2 7 (15.91%) Actix
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Nokia
5 1 (2.27%) Siemens
5 1 (2.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks