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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 28 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.90% 1.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 8.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £513
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -34.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+23.23% -14.45%
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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
71 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 25.72% 22.78% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 22
Average daily rate £285 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £15.30 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
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 17 September 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 8 (66.67%) GPRS
1 8 (66.67%) GSM
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
1 8 (66.67%) LTE
2 6 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 5 (41.67%) UMTS
3 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
3 5 (41.67%) Electronics
3 5 (41.67%) VoLTE
4 4 (33.33%) Information Management
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) DAB
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) WAP
5 3 (25.00%) WML
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) IPv6
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) GPRS
1 8 (66.67%) GSM
1 8 (66.67%) LTE
2 6 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 5 (41.67%) UMTS
3 5 (41.67%) VoLTE
4 4 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 4 (33.33%) DAB
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) IPv6
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) 3G
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) TACACS
7 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (8.33%) MIMO
7 1 (8.33%) HSPA
7 1 (8.33%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WAP
1 3 (25.00%) WML
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
2 4 (33.33%) Information Management
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Actix
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