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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 186 138 193
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +55
Contract jobs citing 4G 92 130 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 1.31% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 6.42% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 4
Average daily rate £400 £258 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £356 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £284 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.96% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £106.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -66.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.25 £47.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £36.75 £165.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.29%
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
2045 2024 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.34% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 987 758
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 119
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -22 70 £310 +12.72% 1
Hampshire +10 12 £475 -
Surrey -10 7 £270 +5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £335 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 133 (84.71%) 3G
2 102 (64.97%) Telecoms
3 69 (43.95%) 2G
4 62 (39.49%) Radio Access Network
5 57 (36.31%) LTE
6 35 (22.29%) ITIL
7 34 (21.66%) Nokia
8 26 (16.56%) Back Office
9 22 (14.01%) Project Management
9 22 (14.01%) Huawei
10 19 (12.10%) HNC
10 19 (12.10%) VoLTE
11 18 (11.46%) Service Delivery
12 17 (10.83%) Diameter Protocol
13 16 (10.19%) Wireless
13 16 (10.19%) Ericsson
13 16 (10.19%) HND
13 16 (10.19%) SLA
14 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (8.92%) High Availability
14 14 (8.92%) Degree
14 14 (8.92%) SIGTRAN
15 13 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (8.28%) Network Architecture
15 13 (8.28%) SPML
15 13 (8.28%) Nokia Networks
15 13 (8.28%) LDAP
15 13 (8.28%) MS Excel
15 13 (8.28%) ATM
16 12 (7.64%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) MS Office
3 5 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.27%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (84.71%) 3G
2 69 (43.95%) 2G
3 62 (39.49%) Radio Access Network
4 57 (36.31%) LTE
5 19 (12.10%) VoLTE
6 17 (10.83%) Diameter Protocol
7 16 (10.19%) Wireless
8 14 (8.92%) SIGTRAN
9 13 (8.28%) ATM
9 13 (8.28%) LDAP
10 12 (7.64%) DNS
10 12 (7.64%) OSPF
11 11 (7.01%) GSM
11 11 (7.01%) Internet
12 10 (6.37%) DHCP
12 10 (6.37%) INAP
12 10 (6.37%) MGW
12 10 (6.37%) UMTS
13 9 (5.73%) IPsec
13 9 (5.73%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) GIS
2 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.64%) MS Access
2 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.64%) LabVIEW
General
1 102 (64.97%) Telecoms
2 26 (16.56%) Back Office
3 12 (7.64%) Finance
4 6 (3.82%) Front Office
5 4 (2.55%) Billing
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (10.83%) RAN Engineer
2 16 (10.19%) Designer
3 13 (8.28%) Architect
3 13 (8.28%) Network Engineer
3 13 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (7.01%) Service Manager
4 11 (7.01%) Test Engineer
4 11 (7.01%) Transmission Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) 4G Engineer
5 10 (6.37%) Mobile Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) 3G Engineer
6 8 (5.10%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (5.10%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (4.46%) Back Office Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Data Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Design Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Service Transition Manager
7 7 (4.46%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.82%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.28%) SPML
2 10 (6.37%) SOAP
3 5 (3.18%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) HTML5
4 1 (0.64%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.10%) User Experience
3 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.46%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.55%) PKI
5 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.27%) PMI
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.82%) Linux
2 5 (3.18%) Unix
3 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.27%) Windows
3 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.29%) ITIL
2 22 (14.01%) Project Management
3 18 (11.46%) Service Delivery
4 14 (8.92%) High Availability
5 13 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (8.28%) Network Architecture
6 12 (7.64%) Network Design
6 12 (7.64%) Service Management
7 10 (6.37%) Change Management
8 9 (5.73%) Mobile Transformation
9 8 (5.10%) eTOM
9 8 (5.10%) Integration Testing
9 8 (5.10%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.46%) Validation
11 5 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.18%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.18%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.46%) C
2 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.27%) Java
3 2 (1.27%) SQL
4 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.10%) HNC
2 16 (10.19%) HND
3 14 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.92%) Degree
4 10 (6.37%) CCNP
5 5 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) CCSA
6 2 (1.27%) CCSE
6 2 (1.27%) CISSP
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CCIE
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.91%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.91%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (21.66%) Nokia
2 22 (14.01%) Huawei
3 16 (10.19%) Ericsson
4 13 (8.28%) Nokia Networks
5 12 (7.64%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.73%) Siemens
7 8 (5.10%) Cisco
8 7 (4.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (4.46%) BT
8 7 (4.46%) Remedy
9 5 (3.18%) Arqiva
9 5 (3.18%) F5
9 5 (3.18%) Juniper
9 5 (3.18%) NetCracker
9 5 (3.18%) Telindus
9 5 (3.18%) Virgin Media
9 5 (3.18%) ZTE
10 4 (2.55%) NetScout
10 4 (2.55%) Tektronix
10 4 (2.55%) Tellabs
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