The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 20 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing 4G 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.36% 2.82% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 16.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.95 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% -79.47%
4G
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 26.77% 16.90% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £438 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 3 (33.33%) Brocade
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Amdocs
2 2 (22.22%) UMTS
2 2 (22.22%) GSM
2 2 (22.22%) 2G
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) 2G
2 2 (22.22%) GSM
2 2 (22.22%) UMTS
3 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Site Acquisition Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Site Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Brocade
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Amdocs