The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 29 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing 4G 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.17% 1.26% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.24% 6.12% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £263 £303
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-13.29% -
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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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.25% 20.59% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 41
Average daily rate £270 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £113 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

4G Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) 3G
2 7 (38.89%) GPRS
2 7 (38.89%) GSM
2 7 (38.89%) LTE
3 6 (33.33%) SSL
3 6 (33.33%) SLA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (27.78%) Wireless
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Electronics
4 5 (27.78%) 3GPP
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 4 (22.22%) VoLTE
5 4 (22.22%) WCDMA
6 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 3 (16.67%) L2TP
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) DAB
6 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) IPsec

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) 3G
1 7 (38.89%) GPRS
1 7 (38.89%) GSM
1 7 (38.89%) LTE
2 6 (33.33%) SSL
2 6 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 5 (27.78%) 3GPP
4 4 (22.22%) VoLTE
4 4 (22.22%) WCDMA
5 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 3 (16.67%) L2TP
5 3 (16.67%) DAB
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
5 3 (16.67%) BGP
5 3 (16.67%) IPsec
5 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (16.67%) HTTP
5 3 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) WML
1 3 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Information Management
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) WFM
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 3 (16.67%) Cramer
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Nortel
2 3 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (16.67%) Huawei
3 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Amdocs
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
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