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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
England / South East
Rank 186 175 139
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing 4G 41 71 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.82% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 4.01% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 48
Median daily rate £245 £320 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £256 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £436 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.30% +19.44%

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
1520 1769 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.34% 20.38% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 980 959
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 91 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -1 29 £185 -51.31% 2
Hampshire +11 5 £300 -31.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - -
Surrey 0 2 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 87 (84.47%) 3G
2 60 (58.25%) Telecoms
3 48 (46.60%) LTE
4 47 (45.63%) 2G
5 27 (26.21%) Ericsson
6 25 (24.27%) Nokia
6 25 (24.27%) Huawei
7 22 (21.36%) Radio Access Network
8 19 (18.45%) Nokia Networks
8 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (18.45%) Cisco
8 19 (18.45%) ITIL
9 18 (17.48%) UMTS
9 18 (17.48%) Wireless
10 17 (16.50%) TCP/IP
10 17 (16.50%) CCNP
11 16 (15.53%) CCNA
12 15 (14.56%) HP
12 15 (14.56%) Juniper
12 15 (14.56%) Back Office
13 14 (13.59%) CCIE
13 14 (13.59%) Test Management
14 13 (12.62%) Wireshark
14 13 (12.62%) GSM
14 13 (12.62%) Regression Testing
15 12 (11.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (11.65%) ISTQB
15 12 (11.65%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (9.71%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Office
2 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 87 (84.47%) 3G
2 48 (46.60%) LTE
3 47 (45.63%) 2G
4 22 (21.36%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (17.48%) UMTS
5 18 (17.48%) Wireless
6 17 (16.50%) TCP/IP
7 13 (12.62%) GSM
7 13 (12.62%) Wireshark
8 6 (5.83%) Diameter Protocol
8 6 (5.83%) SIGTRAN
8 6 (5.83%) VoLTE
8 6 (5.83%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.85%) DWDM
9 5 (4.85%) UTRAN
10 4 (3.88%) Ethernet
10 4 (3.88%) Firewall
10 4 (3.88%) VoIP
11 3 (2.91%) 3GPP
11 3 (2.91%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.91%) MS Access
2 1 (0.97%) GIS
General
1 60 (58.25%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.56%) Back Office
3 3 (2.91%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (14.56%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) 3G Engineer
2 13 (12.62%) 4G Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) RAN Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Radio Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Optimisation Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) LTE Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.88%) Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Support Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Support Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Trainer
10 4 (3.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) XML
2 1 (0.97%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.97%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Statistics
5 2 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.97%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) Unix
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) ITIL
2 14 (13.59%) Test Management
3 13 (12.62%) Regression Testing
4 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.74%) Network Architecture
5 9 (8.74%) Project Management
6 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.85%) Network Design
9 4 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.88%) Fault Management
9 4 (3.88%) High Availability
9 4 (3.88%) Network Optimisation
9 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.88%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.88%) Service Management
9 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.91%) Fault Analysis
10 3 (2.91%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.88%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) Perl
2 2 (1.94%) Ruby
3 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (16.50%) CCNP
3 16 (15.53%) CCNA
4 14 (13.59%) CCIE
5 12 (11.65%) ISTQB
5 12 (11.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (7.77%) Degree
7 5 (4.85%) HND
8 3 (2.91%) HNC
8 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.97%) PMP
10 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.91%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.94%) OpenView
3 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) Ericsson
2 25 (24.27%) Huawei
2 25 (24.27%) Nokia
3 19 (18.45%) Cisco
3 19 (18.45%) Nokia Networks
4 15 (14.56%) HP
4 15 (14.56%) Juniper
5 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.77%) Cramer
7 4 (3.88%) Nortel
7 4 (3.88%) Samsung
8 3 (2.91%) Citrix
8 3 (2.91%) Mapinfo
8 3 (2.91%) Tellabs
9 2 (1.94%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.94%) F5
9 2 (1.94%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.94%) Remedy
9 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.97%) Ciena
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