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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing 4G 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.45% 1.55% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 6.90% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£310 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -35.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £160.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -75.78%
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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
28 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 19.31% 22.48% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 24
Average daily rate £275 £258 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -31.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 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 45 (86.54%) Telecoms
2 44 (84.62%) 3G
3 40 (76.92%) 2G
4 28 (53.85%) GSM
5 22 (42.31%) LTE
6 17 (32.69%) Network Planning
7 14 (26.92%) UMTS
8 12 (23.08%) GPRS
8 12 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
9 11 (21.15%) Wireless
9 11 (21.15%) Ericsson
10 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (17.31%) DSL
10 9 (17.31%) SLA
10 9 (17.31%) CDMA2000
10 9 (17.31%) MPLS
10 9 (17.31%) SDH
10 9 (17.31%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (17.31%) Actix
10 9 (17.31%) GPON
10 9 (17.31%) HSPA
10 9 (17.31%) WiMAX
10 9 (17.31%) VoLTE
11 8 (15.38%) Huawei
11 8 (15.38%) NSN NetAct
11 8 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (13.46%) Wireshark
12 7 (13.46%) SIGTRAN
12 7 (13.46%) C
12 7 (13.46%) HP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.92%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 44 (84.62%) 3G
2 40 (76.92%) 2G
3 28 (53.85%) GSM
4 22 (42.31%) LTE
5 14 (26.92%) UMTS
6 12 (23.08%) GPRS
6 12 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (21.15%) Wireless
8 9 (17.31%) HSPA
8 9 (17.31%) GPON
8 9 (17.31%) WiMAX
8 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (17.31%) SDH
8 9 (17.31%) CDMA2000
8 9 (17.31%) MPLS
8 9 (17.31%) DSL
8 9 (17.31%) VoLTE
9 7 (13.46%) SS7
9 7 (13.46%) RNC
9 7 (13.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
General
1 45 (86.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Tester
2 10 (19.23%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Radio Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) UNIX
1 2 (3.85%) Solaris
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Network Planning
2 8 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (11.54%) Network Design
4 4 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Test Management
6 2 (3.85%) Test Planning
6 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (1.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.92%) Logistics
7 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.92%) SDLC
7 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.92%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) C
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) HND
2 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (15.38%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Ericsson
2 9 (17.31%) Actix
3 8 (15.38%) Huawei
4 7 (13.46%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.92%) Nokia
6 1 (1.92%) Siemens
6 1 (1.92%) SGI
6 1 (1.92%) NetHawk
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