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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 19 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing 4G 7 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.46% 4.48% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 16.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £225 £229 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +12.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.81%
4G
Berkshire

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
47 79 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 29.94% 27.24% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 20
Median daily rate £338 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for 4G.

1 12 (80.00%) 3G
2 11 (73.33%) 2G
3 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (60.00%) Nokia Networks
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) Cramer
3 9 (60.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 8 (53.33%) Tellabs
4 8 (53.33%) Nortel
4 8 (53.33%) Ericsson
4 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (53.33%) Huawei
5 7 (46.67%) SLA
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (46.67%) Remedy
6 6 (40.00%) Back Office
6 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (40.00%) LTE
7 5 (33.33%) ZTE
7 5 (33.33%) VoLTE
7 5 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) NetCracker
7 5 (33.33%) Nokia
7 5 (33.33%) Siemens

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 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) 3G
2 11 (73.33%) 2G
3 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (40.00%) LTE
5 5 (33.33%) VoLTE
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) VoWiFi
7 1 (6.67%) DAB
7 1 (6.67%) GPRS
7 1 (6.67%) GSM
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.67%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Fault Management
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Radio Network Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Citrix
1 9 (60.00%) Cramer
1 9 (60.00%) Nokia Networks
2 8 (53.33%) Ericsson
2 8 (53.33%) Huawei
2 8 (53.33%) Nortel
2 8 (53.33%) Tellabs
3 7 (46.67%) Remedy
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (33.33%) Arqiva
5 5 (33.33%) BT
5 5 (33.33%) NetCracker
5 5 (33.33%) Nokia
5 5 (33.33%) Siemens
5 5 (33.33%) Telindus
5 5 (33.33%) Virgin Media
5 5 (33.33%) ZTE
6 4 (26.67%) NetScout
6 4 (26.67%) Tektronix