The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 46 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.57% - 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.00% 9.82% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 13
Average daily rate £306 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.20% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £430 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.25 £15.00 £11.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £10.80 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.18 £15.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

4G
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia