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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 15 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing 4G 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.13% 2.31% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 11.11% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£283 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% -35.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -34.78%
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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
26 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.67% 20.77% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Average daily rate £275 £175 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 2015.

4G Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 52 (86.67%) 3G
2 51 (85.00%) Telecoms
3 49 (81.67%) 2G
4 28 (46.67%) LTE
5 26 (43.33%) GSM
6 17 (28.33%) Network Planning
7 16 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (23.33%) UMTS
8 14 (23.33%) Ericsson
9 13 (21.67%) Wireless
10 12 (20.00%) SLA
11 11 (18.33%) Huawei
12 10 (16.67%) WiMAX
12 10 (16.67%) Actix
13 9 (15.00%) HSPA
13 9 (15.00%) GPON
13 9 (15.00%) RNC
13 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (15.00%) GPRS
13 9 (15.00%) SDH
13 9 (15.00%) CDMA2000
13 9 (15.00%) MPLS
13 9 (15.00%) DSL
14 8 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
15 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (11.67%) SIGTRAN
15 7 (11.67%) VoLTE
15 7 (11.67%) SS7
15 7 (11.67%) C

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 52 (86.67%) 3G
2 49 (81.67%) 2G
3 28 (46.67%) LTE
4 26 (43.33%) GSM
5 16 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (23.33%) UMTS
7 13 (21.67%) Wireless
8 10 (16.67%) WiMAX
9 9 (15.00%) HSPA
9 9 (15.00%) GPON
9 9 (15.00%) RNC
9 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (15.00%) GPRS
9 9 (15.00%) SDH
9 9 (15.00%) CDMA2000
9 9 (15.00%) MPLS
9 9 (15.00%) DSL
10 7 (11.67%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (11.67%) VoLTE
10 7 (11.67%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 51 (85.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Tester
3 8 (13.33%) Radio Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (3.33%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Databuild Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Testing Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Microwave Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Network Planning
2 8 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (10.00%) Network Design
4 4 (6.67%) CRM
5 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.67%) OpenUP
7 1 (1.67%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (1.67%) SDLC
7 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.67%) Project Management
7 1 (1.67%) Logistics
7 1 (1.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) HND
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Ericsson
2 11 (18.33%) Huawei
3 10 (16.67%) Actix
4 5 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Nokia
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.67%) Siemens
7 1 (1.67%) SGI
7 1 (1.67%) Nortel
7 1 (1.67%) NetHawk