The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 19 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing 4G 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.87% 3.85% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 19.57% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £333 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.90%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 46 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.48% 19.66% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 55
Median daily rate £363 £353 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +14.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Slough

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Slough region.

4G Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for 4G.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
3 3 (50.00%) Cramer
3 3 (50.00%) Huawei
3 3 (50.00%) WFM
3 3 (50.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Nortel
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Tellabs
3 3 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) MVNO
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
4 2 (33.33%) GGSN
4 2 (33.33%) MVNO
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) SGSN
5 1 (16.67%) GPRS
5 1 (16.67%) GSM
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (16.67%) UMTS
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (50.00%) WFM
2 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Cramer
1 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
1 3 (50.00%) Nortel
1 3 (50.00%) Tellabs
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) HP