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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing 4G 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.060% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 1.06% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £290 £113 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.77% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £355 £290
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.81%

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
298 379 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.89% 14.33% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 193 154
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £38.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +28.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fife - 1 £290 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia

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 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Radio Planner
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia