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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 218 197 152
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -45
Contract jobs citing 4G 33 71 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.72% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 4.14% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 28
Median daily rate £258 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £208 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £350 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £266 £318 £388
% change year-on-year
-16.14% -18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -27.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £43.12 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -1.44%
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
1494 1713 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.94% 17.35% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 942 872
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 98
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -24 28 £290 -1.69% 4
Hampshire - 4 £216 - 2
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 91 (87.50%) 3G
2 62 (59.62%) Telecoms
3 46 (44.23%) 2G
4 44 (42.31%) LTE
5 32 (30.77%) Nokia
6 31 (29.81%) Radio Access Network
7 27 (25.96%) Back Office
8 24 (23.08%) Huawei
9 23 (22.12%) Wireless
10 20 (19.23%) Nokia Networks
10 20 (19.23%) Diameter Protocol
11 19 (18.27%) SIGTRAN
12 18 (17.31%) Ericsson
12 18 (17.31%) SLA
12 18 (17.31%) HNC
13 17 (16.35%) LDAP
13 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
14 15 (14.42%) Project Management
14 15 (14.42%) Cramer
14 15 (14.42%) ITIL
14 15 (14.42%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (14.42%) SPML
14 15 (14.42%) High Availability
15 14 (13.46%) Cisco
15 14 (13.46%) HND
15 14 (13.46%) INAP
16 13 (12.50%) Change Management
16 13 (12.50%) Management Information System
16 13 (12.50%) MGW
16 13 (12.50%) Degree

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 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 91 (87.50%) 3G
2 46 (44.23%) 2G
3 44 (42.31%) LTE
4 31 (29.81%) Radio Access Network
5 23 (22.12%) Wireless
6 20 (19.23%) Diameter Protocol
7 19 (18.27%) SIGTRAN
8 17 (16.35%) LDAP
9 14 (13.46%) INAP
10 13 (12.50%) MGW
11 10 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (8.65%) ATM
12 9 (8.65%) BGP
12 9 (8.65%) Internet
12 9 (8.65%) IPsec
12 9 (8.65%) Node B
12 9 (8.65%) OSPF
13 8 (7.69%) Firewall
13 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
14 7 (6.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.77%) MS Access
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
General
1 62 (59.62%) Telecoms
2 27 (25.96%) Back Office
3 8 (7.69%) Finance
3 8 (7.69%) Front Office
4 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
5 4 (3.85%) Electronics
6 3 (2.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (13.46%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (9.62%) Service Desk Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) Mobile Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) Network Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) 4G Engineer
4 7 (6.73%) Architect
4 7 (6.73%) Designer
5 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (5.77%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (5.77%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Wireless Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) 3G Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Databuild Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) OSS Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Telecoms Designer
7 4 (3.85%) Telecoms Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Deployment Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) SPML
2 12 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.77%) PKI
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.85%) Statistics
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.96%) Handset
7 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
2 15 (14.42%) High Availability
2 15 (14.42%) ITIL
2 15 (14.42%) Project Management
3 13 (12.50%) Change Management
3 13 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (11.54%) Network Design
5 10 (9.62%) Integration Testing
6 9 (8.65%) Network Architecture
6 9 (8.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.77%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (5.77%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.77%) Mobile Transformation
8 6 (5.77%) Service Management
9 5 (4.81%) Change Control
9 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (1.92%) C
3 1 (0.96%) C++
3 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
3 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) HNC
2 15 (14.42%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (13.46%) HND
4 13 (12.50%) Degree
5 8 (7.69%) CCNP
6 7 (6.73%) CCNA
7 4 (3.85%) CCIE
7 4 (3.85%) CISSP
8 2 (1.92%) CCSA
8 2 (1.92%) CCSE
8 2 (1.92%) CISM
8 2 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.92%) CRISC
8 2 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.92%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.88%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.92%) Nessus
4 2 (1.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (30.77%) Nokia
2 24 (23.08%) Huawei
3 20 (19.23%) Nokia Networks
4 18 (17.31%) Ericsson
5 15 (14.42%) Cramer
6 14 (13.46%) Cisco
7 12 (11.54%) Citrix
8 10 (9.62%) Nortel
8 10 (9.62%) Tellabs
9 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
10 8 (7.69%) F5
10 8 (7.69%) Juniper
10 8 (7.69%) Siemens
11 7 (6.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (6.73%) BT
11 7 (6.73%) Remedy
12 5 (4.81%) Mapinfo
12 5 (4.81%) NetCracker
12 5 (4.81%) Virgin Media
12 5 (4.81%) ZTE
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