The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 40 73 96
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +23
Contract jobs citing 4G 26 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.14% 1.57% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.00% 6.64% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +79.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £315 £475
% change year-on-year
+23.01% -33.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -9.41%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
200 256 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.13% 23.68% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 93 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Reading

4G
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

4G Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 42 (89.36%) 3G
2 40 (85.11%) Telecoms
3 29 (61.70%) LTE
4 28 (59.57%) 2G
5 18 (38.30%) Huawei
6 14 (29.79%) Ericsson
7 13 (27.66%) Network Architecture
8 12 (25.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 10 (21.28%) Project Management
10 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
11 7 (14.89%) BT
11 7 (14.89%) Migration
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco
11 7 (14.89%) SGSN
11 7 (14.89%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (12.77%) RANAP
12 6 (12.77%) GGSN
12 6 (12.77%) Back Office
12 6 (12.77%) ATM
12 6 (12.77%) SDH
12 6 (12.77%) SLA
12 6 (12.77%) Juniper
13 4 (8.51%) MPLS
13 4 (8.51%) Nokia
13 4 (8.51%) Change Management
14 3 (6.38%) VoLTE
14 3 (6.38%) NEC
14 3 (6.38%) IPsec
14 3 (6.38%) Cramer
14 3 (6.38%) Internet

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (89.36%) 3G
2 29 (61.70%) LTE
3 28 (59.57%) 2G
4 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
5 7 (14.89%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (14.89%) SGSN
6 6 (12.77%) RANAP
6 6 (12.77%) GGSN
6 6 (12.77%) ATM
6 6 (12.77%) SDH
7 4 (8.51%) MPLS
8 3 (6.38%) IPsec
8 3 (6.38%) Internet
8 3 (6.38%) VoLTE
9 2 (4.26%) 2.5G
9 2 (4.26%) SMS
9 2 (4.26%) UMTS
10 1 (2.13%) VoIP
10 1 (2.13%) Broadband
10 1 (2.13%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MS Access
General
1 40 (85.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Architect
2 6 (12.77%) Provisioning Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Voice Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) RF Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Logistics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Network Architecture
2 10 (21.28%) Project Management
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Logistics
6 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.13%) eTOM
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.13%) SOA
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) HND
2 2 (4.26%) HNC
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) NDS
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView
1 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Huawei
2 14 (29.79%) Ericsson
3 12 (25.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (14.89%) BT
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
5 6 (12.77%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) Nokia
7 3 (6.38%) NEC
7 3 (6.38%) Cramer
8 2 (4.26%) HP
9 1 (2.13%) EMC
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.13%) BMC
9 1 (2.13%) VMware
9 1 (2.13%) Amdocs
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago