The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 231 190 139
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -51
Contract jobs citing 4G 31 90 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.92% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 5.02% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 31
Median daily rate £295 £288 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.32% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -16.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.10 £43.78 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.81%
4G
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1573 1793 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.98% 18.27% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 972 863
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 127 99
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.20% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

4G
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 4G across the South East region.

4G Daily Rate Trend in the South East

4G
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 4G across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

4G Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the South East region.

4G Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

4G
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -41 30 £290 -3.33% 2
Hampshire - 1 £300 - 1
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for 4G.

1 101 (87.07%) 3G
2 74 (63.79%) Telecoms
3 50 (43.10%) 2G
4 49 (42.24%) LTE
5 37 (31.90%) Radio Access Network
6 30 (25.86%) Nokia
7 28 (24.14%) Back Office
8 24 (20.69%) Wireless
9 22 (18.97%) Huawei
10 20 (17.24%) Diameter Protocol
10 20 (17.24%) Project Management
11 18 (15.52%) Service Delivery
11 18 (15.52%) SLA
11 18 (15.52%) HNC
12 17 (14.66%) Nokia Networks
12 17 (14.66%) SIGTRAN
13 16 (13.79%) SPML
13 16 (13.79%) ITIL
13 16 (13.79%) LDAP
14 15 (12.93%) Ericsson
14 15 (12.93%) High Availability
14 15 (12.93%) Degree
15 13 (11.21%) Network Design
15 13 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (11.21%) Cisco
15 13 (11.21%) HND
15 13 (11.21%) Change Management
15 13 (11.21%) INAP
16 12 (10.34%) Cramer
16 12 (10.34%) SOAP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (87.07%) 3G
2 50 (43.10%) 2G
3 49 (42.24%) LTE
4 37 (31.90%) Radio Access Network
5 24 (20.69%) Wireless
6 20 (17.24%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (14.66%) SIGTRAN
8 16 (13.79%) LDAP
9 13 (11.21%) INAP
10 12 (10.34%) MGW
11 10 (8.62%) Internet
11 10 (8.62%) Node B
11 10 (8.62%) Value-Added Service
12 9 (7.76%) BGP
12 9 (7.76%) IPsec
12 9 (7.76%) OSPF
12 9 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (6.90%) ATM
13 8 (6.90%) Firewall
13 8 (6.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.31%) MS Access
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
General
1 74 (63.79%) Telecoms
2 28 (24.14%) Back Office
3 9 (7.76%) Finance
4 8 (6.90%) Front Office
5 5 (4.31%) Marketing
5 5 (4.31%) Retail
6 3 (2.59%) Billing
6 3 (2.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (12.07%) Designer
1 14 (12.07%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (10.34%) Architect
3 11 (9.48%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (8.62%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Mobile Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (5.17%) 4G Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Databuild Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Telecoms Designer
8 5 (4.31%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) 3G Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.79%) SPML
2 12 (10.34%) SOAP
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) HTML5
3 1 (0.86%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) PKI
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.59%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.72%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.86%) Handset
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.24%) Project Management
2 18 (15.52%) Service Delivery
3 16 (13.79%) ITIL
4 15 (12.93%) High Availability
5 13 (11.21%) Change Management
5 13 (11.21%) Network Design
6 11 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (8.62%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.76%) Mobile Transformation
8 9 (7.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (7.76%) Service Management
9 8 (6.90%) Network Architecture
10 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.03%) Validation
11 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.17%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.31%) Change Control
12 5 (4.31%) eTOM
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Management
12 5 (4.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.59%) C
4 1 (0.86%) C++
4 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) HNC
2 15 (12.93%) Degree
3 13 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (11.21%) HND
4 6 (5.17%) CCNP
5 5 (4.31%) CCNA
6 4 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (1.72%) CCIE
7 2 (1.72%) CCSA
7 2 (1.72%) CCSE
7 2 (1.72%) CISM
7 2 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.72%) CRISC
7 2 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.59%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.72%) Nessus
5 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.86%) Netcool
5 1 (0.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) Nokia
2 22 (18.97%) Huawei
3 17 (14.66%) Nokia Networks
4 15 (12.93%) Ericsson
5 13 (11.21%) Cisco
6 12 (10.34%) Cramer
7 10 (8.62%) Citrix
8 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
9 8 (6.90%) F5
9 8 (6.90%) Siemens
9 8 (6.90%) Tellabs
10 7 (6.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (6.03%) BT
10 7 (6.03%) Nortel
11 6 (5.17%) Juniper
11 6 (5.17%) Remedy
12 5 (4.31%) NetCracker
12 5 (4.31%) Samsung
12 5 (4.31%) Virgin Media
12 5 (4.31%) ZTE
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