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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 216 166 152
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -14
Contract jobs citing 4G 46 109 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 1.14% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 6.06% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 18
Median daily rate £300 £265 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £325 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -21.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -19.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.81%
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
1666 1799 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.87% 18.78% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 938 751
Median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £231 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 121 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -47 35 £225 -15.09% 2
Surrey 0 4 £383 +82.14% 3
Hampshire - 3 £390 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £365 -
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 118 (85.51%) 3G
2 85 (61.59%) Telecoms
3 63 (45.65%) LTE
4 61 (44.20%) 2G
5 46 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
6 33 (23.91%) Nokia
7 31 (22.46%) Back Office
8 27 (19.57%) Huawei
9 26 (18.84%) Wireless
10 23 (16.67%) Project Management
11 22 (15.94%) SLA
12 20 (14.49%) HNC
12 20 (14.49%) Nokia Networks
12 20 (14.49%) Diameter Protocol
13 19 (13.77%) ITIL
13 19 (13.77%) Service Delivery
14 18 (13.04%) Ericsson
14 18 (13.04%) SIGTRAN
15 17 (12.32%) Degree
16 16 (11.59%) SPML
16 16 (11.59%) LDAP
17 15 (10.87%) High Availability
18 14 (10.14%) Network Design
18 14 (10.14%) HND
19 13 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (9.42%) Change Management
19 13 (9.42%) Cramer
19 13 (9.42%) INAP
19 13 (9.42%) Internet
19 13 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement

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 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.35%) MS Office
4 2 (1.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.45%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (85.51%) 3G
2 63 (45.65%) LTE
3 61 (44.20%) 2G
4 46 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
5 26 (18.84%) Wireless
6 20 (14.49%) Diameter Protocol
7 18 (13.04%) SIGTRAN
8 16 (11.59%) LDAP
9 13 (9.42%) INAP
9 13 (9.42%) Internet
9 13 (9.42%) MGW
10 11 (7.97%) VoLTE
11 10 (7.25%) Firewall
11 10 (7.25%) GSM
11 10 (7.25%) Node B
11 10 (7.25%) UMTS
11 10 (7.25%) Value-Added Service
12 9 (6.52%) IPsec
12 9 (6.52%) OSPF
12 9 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.62%) MS Access
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
General
1 85 (61.59%) Telecoms
2 31 (22.46%) Back Office
3 12 (8.70%) Finance
4 8 (5.80%) Front Office
5 5 (3.62%) Marketing
5 5 (3.62%) Retail
6 3 (2.17%) Billing
7 2 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (11.59%) Designer
1 16 (11.59%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (9.42%) Architect
3 12 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (7.25%) Service Desk Engineer
4 10 (7.25%) Test Engineer
5 8 (5.80%) 4G Engineer
5 8 (5.80%) Mobile Engineer
5 8 (5.80%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.35%) 3G Engineer
7 6 (4.35%) Data Engineer
7 6 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Databuild Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Senior Designer
8 5 (3.62%) Telecoms Designer
9 4 (2.90%) Back Office Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) SPML
2 12 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (0.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.72%) HTML5
3 1 (0.72%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) PKI
4 5 (3.62%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
6 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.45%) PMI
7 2 (1.45%) Statistics
7 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.45%) Windows
1 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.67%) Project Management
2 19 (13.77%) ITIL
2 19 (13.77%) Service Delivery
3 15 (10.87%) High Availability
4 14 (10.14%) Network Design
5 13 (9.42%) Change Management
5 13 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (9.42%) Network Architecture
6 10 (7.25%) Integration Testing
6 10 (7.25%) Service Management
7 9 (6.52%) Mobile Transformation
7 9 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.07%) Validation
9 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.35%) eTOM
9 6 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.62%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.07%) C
2 6 (4.35%) SQL
3 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) C++
5 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) HNC
2 17 (12.32%) Degree
3 14 (10.14%) HND
4 13 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.35%) CCNP
6 4 (2.90%) CISSP
7 3 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (1.45%) CCSA
8 2 (1.45%) CCSE
8 2 (1.45%) CISM
8 2 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.45%) CRISC
8 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.90%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.45%) Nessus
3 2 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.72%) Netcool
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) Nokia
2 27 (19.57%) Huawei
3 20 (14.49%) Nokia Networks
4 18 (13.04%) Ericsson
5 13 (9.42%) Cramer
6 12 (8.70%) Citrix
6 12 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 11 (7.97%) Cisco
7 11 (7.97%) Remedy
8 10 (7.25%) Siemens
8 10 (7.25%) Tellabs
9 9 (6.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 9 (6.52%) BT
9 9 (6.52%) Nortel
10 8 (5.80%) F5
11 7 (5.07%) Arqiva
11 7 (5.07%) NetCracker
11 7 (5.07%) Telindus
11 7 (5.07%) Virgin Media
11 7 (5.07%) ZTE
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