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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 3 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing 4G 47 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 18.36% 2.94% 5.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.87% 10.20% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £106.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-66.11% +183.33%
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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
115 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 44.92% 28.82% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 26
Average daily rate £290 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £430 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +842.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

4G Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (86.21%) 3G
1 50 (86.21%) Telecoms
2 47 (81.03%) 2G
3 26 (44.83%) GSM
3 26 (44.83%) LTE
4 17 (29.31%) Network Planning
5 15 (25.86%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (24.14%) UMTS
6 14 (24.14%) Ericsson
7 13 (22.41%) Wireless
8 11 (18.97%) Huawei
9 10 (17.24%) WiMAX
9 10 (17.24%) SLA
9 10 (17.24%) Actix
10 9 (15.52%) HSPA
10 9 (15.52%) GPON
10 9 (15.52%) GPRS
10 9 (15.52%) SDH
10 9 (15.52%) CDMA2000
10 9 (15.52%) MPLS
10 9 (15.52%) DSL
10 9 (15.52%) RNC
10 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (13.79%) NSN NetAct
12 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (12.07%) SIGTRAN
12 7 (12.07%) VoLTE
12 7 (12.07%) SS7
12 7 (12.07%) C

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 50 (86.21%) 3G
2 47 (81.03%) 2G
3 26 (44.83%) GSM
3 26 (44.83%) LTE
4 15 (25.86%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (24.14%) UMTS
6 13 (22.41%) Wireless
7 10 (17.24%) WiMAX
8 9 (15.52%) RNC
8 9 (15.52%) CDMA2000
8 9 (15.52%) MPLS
8 9 (15.52%) DSL
8 9 (15.52%) GPRS
8 9 (15.52%) SDH
8 9 (15.52%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (15.52%) HSPA
8 9 (15.52%) GPON
9 7 (12.07%) VoLTE
9 7 (12.07%) SIGTRAN
9 7 (12.07%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
General
1 50 (86.21%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Tester
3 8 (13.79%) Radio Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.17%) Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (3.45%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Project Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Network Planning
2 8 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (10.34%) Network Design
4 4 (6.90%) CRM
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.72%) Validation
7 1 (1.72%) Project Management
7 1 (1.72%) Logistics
7 1 (1.72%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.72%) OpenUP
7 1 (1.72%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) C
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) HND
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Ericsson
2 11 (18.97%) Huawei
3 10 (17.24%) Actix
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Nokia
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.72%) Nortel
7 1 (1.72%) Siemens
7 1 (1.72%) SGI
7 1 (1.72%) NetHawk
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