The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 78 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £525
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -14.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 208 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.24% 16.51% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 127 93
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
4G
South East

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 4G across the Surrey region.

4G Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (90.91%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (81.82%) Ericsson
4 8 (72.73%) 2G
4 8 (72.73%) Huawei
5 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
5 7 (63.64%) MySQL
5 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 7 (63.64%) UNIX
6 6 (54.55%) XML
6 6 (54.55%) Perl
6 6 (54.55%) Telnet
6 6 (54.55%) SNMP
6 6 (54.55%) Nortel
6 6 (54.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (54.55%) Greenplum
7 5 (45.45%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (45.45%) Talend
7 5 (45.45%) ETL
7 5 (45.45%) C#
7 5 (45.45%) C++
7 5 (45.45%) Java
8 4 (36.36%) .NET
8 4 (36.36%) J2EE
8 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (36.36%) Web Development
8 4 (36.36%) LTE
9 3 (27.27%) Validation
10 2 (18.18%) Juniper

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (90.91%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (72.73%) 2G
4 6 (54.55%) Telnet
4 6 (54.55%) SNMP
5 4 (36.36%) LTE
6 2 (18.18%) HSPA
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
5 1 (9.09%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) OSS Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Ericsson
2 8 (72.73%) Huawei
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) Nortel
4 6 (54.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (54.55%) Greenplum
5 5 (45.45%) Talend
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (9.09%) Actix
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