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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 20 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.52% 15.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 59.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £410 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £276
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
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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
27 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.45% 26.47% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 5
Average daily rate £368 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) 2G
2 4 (80.00%) 3G
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (60.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) HSDPA
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
4 1 (20.00%) UTRAN
4 1 (20.00%) DWDM
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) CDMA
4 1 (20.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) RNC
2 1 (20.00%) UTRAN
2 1 (20.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) HSDPA
2 1 (20.00%) CDMA
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Huawei
1 3 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia