The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Solihull region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 4G 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.06% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £525
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -14.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.05% 30.53% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate £270 £248 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +23.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
4G
West Midlands

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

4G
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) GSM
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) NEC
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) NetCracker
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Circuiting Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) NEC
3 1 (20.00%) NetCracker
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei