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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 197 173 180
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing 4G 69 98 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 1.04% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 5.39% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 13
Median daily rate £365 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £260 £344
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -24.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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
1705 1818 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.35% 19.25% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 886 737
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 124 103
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -25 52 £225 -10.00% 2
Hampshire - 8 £478 - 1
Surrey -5 4 £383 +82.14%
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 137 (86.16%) 3G
2 94 (59.12%) Telecoms
3 68 (42.77%) 2G
4 67 (42.14%) LTE
5 60 (37.74%) Radio Access Network
6 39 (24.53%) Nokia
7 31 (19.50%) Back Office
7 31 (19.50%) ITIL
8 30 (18.87%) Huawei
9 26 (16.35%) SLA
10 25 (15.72%) Wireless
11 24 (15.09%) Project Management
12 22 (13.84%) HNC
12 22 (13.84%) Nokia Networks
13 21 (13.21%) Ericsson
13 21 (13.21%) Service Delivery
14 20 (12.58%) Degree
15 18 (11.32%) Diameter Protocol
16 17 (10.69%) Network Design
16 17 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (10.06%) MS Excel
17 16 (10.06%) High Availability
17 16 (10.06%) SIGTRAN
18 15 (9.43%) SPML
18 15 (9.43%) LDAP
18 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
18 15 (9.43%) OSPF
19 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
19 14 (8.81%) IPsec
19 14 (8.81%) HND

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 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.77%) MS Office
5 2 (1.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.26%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 137 (86.16%) 3G
2 68 (42.77%) 2G
3 67 (42.14%) LTE
4 60 (37.74%) Radio Access Network
5 25 (15.72%) Wireless
6 18 (11.32%) Diameter Protocol
7 16 (10.06%) SIGTRAN
8 15 (9.43%) LDAP
8 15 (9.43%) OSPF
9 14 (8.81%) IPsec
9 14 (8.81%) VoLTE
10 13 (8.18%) ATM
11 12 (7.55%) DHCP
11 12 (7.55%) DNS
11 12 (7.55%) INAP
11 12 (7.55%) Internet
11 12 (7.55%) MGW
12 11 (6.92%) BGP
12 11 (6.92%) Ethernet
12 11 (6.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.14%) MS Access
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.63%) GIS
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
General
1 94 (59.12%) Telecoms
2 31 (19.50%) Back Office
3 12 (7.55%) Finance
4 8 (5.03%) Front Office
5 5 (3.14%) Retail
6 3 (1.89%) Billing
6 3 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (11.32%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (10.69%) Designer
3 14 (8.81%) Network Engineer
4 13 (8.18%) Architect
4 13 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (6.92%) Test Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Mobile Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Service Desk Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Transmission Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) 4G Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Solutions Designer
8 8 (5.03%) Telecoms Manager
9 6 (3.77%) 3G Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Databuild Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.77%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.77%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Senior Designer
10 5 (3.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.43%) SPML
2 12 (7.55%) SOAP
3 4 (2.52%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.40%) PKI
5 6 (3.77%) User Experience
5 6 (3.77%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.14%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.52%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.26%) PMI
8 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.63%) Handset
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.14%) Linux
2 4 (2.52%) Unix
3 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.26%) Windows
3 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.50%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) Project Management
3 21 (13.21%) Service Delivery
4 17 (10.69%) Network Design
5 16 (10.06%) High Availability
6 13 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (7.55%) Change Management
8 11 (6.92%) Network Architecture
9 10 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.29%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (6.29%) Service Management
10 9 (5.66%) Mobile Transformation
11 8 (5.03%) eTOM
12 7 (4.40%) Change Control
12 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.40%) Matrix Organization
12 7 (4.40%) Validation
13 6 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (3.77%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.77%) C
1 6 (3.77%) SQL
2 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (13.84%) HNC
2 20 (12.58%) Degree
3 17 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.81%) HND
5 7 (4.40%) CCNP
6 3 (1.89%) CCNA
6 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.26%) CCSA
7 2 (1.26%) CCSE
7 2 (1.26%) CISSP
7 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (4.40%) NSN NetAct
3 6 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (24.53%) Nokia
2 30 (18.87%) Huawei
3 22 (13.84%) Nokia Networks
4 21 (13.21%) Ericsson
5 15 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.18%) Siemens
7 12 (7.55%) Cisco
8 11 (6.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 11 (6.92%) BT
8 11 (6.92%) Cramer
8 11 (6.92%) Remedy
8 11 (6.92%) Tellabs
9 10 (6.29%) Citrix
9 10 (6.29%) Nortel
10 9 (5.66%) Arqiva
10 9 (5.66%) F5
10 9 (5.66%) NetCracker
10 9 (5.66%) Telindus
10 9 (5.66%) Virgin Media
10 9 (5.66%) ZTE
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