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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 183 149 199
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +50
Contract jobs citing 4G 88 125 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.31% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 6.71% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 10
Median daily rate £374 £250 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.50% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £150 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £325 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £263 £338
% change year-on-year
+39.04% -22.22%
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 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
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
1882 1864 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.66% 19.51% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 903 719
Median daily rate £375 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 106 104
Median hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +80.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -27 66 £275 +14.58% 1
Hampshire +12 11 £475 - 1
Surrey -4 4 £383 +50.00% 1
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +8 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 143 (86.67%) 3G
2 100 (60.61%) Telecoms
3 72 (43.64%) 2G
4 63 (38.18%) LTE
5 61 (36.97%) Radio Access Network
6 37 (22.42%) Nokia
7 36 (21.82%) ITIL
8 29 (17.58%) Back Office
9 26 (15.76%) Huawei
10 25 (15.15%) Project Management
11 22 (13.33%) SLA
12 21 (12.73%) HNC
12 21 (12.73%) Wireless
13 20 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (11.52%) Service Delivery
14 19 (11.52%) Diameter Protocol
15 18 (10.91%) Ericsson
16 17 (10.30%) HND
16 17 (10.30%) Network Design
16 17 (10.30%) High Availability
16 17 (10.30%) VoLTE
17 16 (9.70%) Degree
17 16 (9.70%) SIGTRAN
17 16 (9.70%) Nokia Networks
17 16 (9.70%) OSPF
18 15 (9.09%) IPsec
18 15 (9.09%) LDAP
18 15 (9.09%) ATM
18 15 (9.09%) SPML
19 13 (7.88%) Computer Science

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 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 6 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.21%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 143 (86.67%) 3G
2 72 (43.64%) 2G
3 63 (38.18%) LTE
4 61 (36.97%) Radio Access Network
5 21 (12.73%) Wireless
6 19 (11.52%) Diameter Protocol
7 17 (10.30%) VoLTE
8 16 (9.70%) OSPF
8 16 (9.70%) SIGTRAN
9 15 (9.09%) ATM
9 15 (9.09%) IPsec
9 15 (9.09%) LDAP
10 13 (7.88%) DHCP
10 13 (7.88%) DNS
11 12 (7.27%) Ethernet
11 12 (7.27%) GSM
11 12 (7.27%) INAP
11 12 (7.27%) Internet
11 12 (7.27%) MGW
12 11 (6.67%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.21%) GIS
2 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.61%) MS Access
2 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 100 (60.61%) Telecoms
2 29 (17.58%) Back Office
3 12 (7.27%) Finance
4 8 (4.85%) Front Office
5 5 (3.03%) Retail
6 4 (2.42%) Billing
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (11.52%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (10.30%) Designer
3 15 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 13 (7.88%) Architect
4 13 (7.88%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (7.27%) Test Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Transmission Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) Mobile Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) 4G Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Service Manager
9 8 (4.85%) Solutions Designer
9 8 (4.85%) Telecoms Manager
10 7 (4.24%) 3G Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Back Office Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Data Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Databuild Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.09%) SPML
2 12 (7.27%) SOAP
3 5 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) HTML5
4 1 (0.61%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.85%) User Experience
5 7 (4.24%) PKI
6 5 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.42%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.21%) PMI
10 1 (0.61%) Handset
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.64%) Linux
2 4 (2.42%) Unix
3 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.21%) Windows
3 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.82%) ITIL
2 25 (15.15%) Project Management
3 19 (11.52%) Service Delivery
4 17 (10.30%) High Availability
4 17 (10.30%) Network Design
5 12 (7.27%) Change Management
5 12 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (6.06%) Service Management
8 9 (5.45%) Mobile Transformation
9 8 (4.85%) Change Control
9 8 (4.85%) eTOM
10 7 (4.24%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (4.24%) Validation
11 6 (3.64%) Information Management
11 6 (3.64%) Operations Management
11 6 (3.64%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.24%) C
2 4 (2.42%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.21%) Java
3 2 (1.21%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.73%) HNC
2 20 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (10.30%) HND
4 16 (9.70%) Degree
5 10 (6.06%) CCNP
6 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.82%) CCNA
8 2 (1.21%) CCSA
8 2 (1.21%) CCSE
8 2 (1.21%) CISSP
8 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CCIE
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) MISRA
2 1 (0.61%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.42%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (1.21%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (22.42%) Nokia
2 26 (15.76%) Huawei
3 18 (10.91%) Ericsson
4 16 (9.70%) Nokia Networks
5 12 (7.27%) Cisco
5 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.45%) F5
6 9 (5.45%) Siemens
7 8 (4.85%) Remedy
8 7 (4.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (4.24%) BT
9 6 (3.64%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (3.64%) Juniper
9 6 (3.64%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.64%) Tellabs
10 5 (3.03%) Arqiva
10 5 (3.03%) Telindus
10 5 (3.03%) Virgin Media
10 5 (3.03%) ZTE
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