The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 133 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing 4G 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.040% 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.32% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £250 - £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £270 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.81%
4G
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
366 311 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.79% 9.72% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 128 200
Median daily rate £330 £311 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.43% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.17 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

4G
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for 4G.

1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia