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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.29%
4G
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
18 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.20% 8.86% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 32
Average daily rate £325 £306 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +22.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.19 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% +44.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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