The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 85 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing 4G 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.08% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 1.97% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £270 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.95 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% -79.47%
4G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
313 305 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.98% 21.36% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 96
Average daily rate £388 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £491 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

4G Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

4G
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Guildford +8 7 £275 +6.79%
Reigate - 2 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) 3G
2 18 (85.71%) 2G
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 11 (52.38%) Back Office
5 11 (52.38%) LTE
6 8 (38.10%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (38.10%) VoLTE
7 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Ericsson
8 6 (28.57%) Nokia
8 6 (28.57%) Huawei
9 5 (23.81%) MPLS
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
9 5 (23.81%) CCNP
9 5 (23.81%) SLA
9 5 (23.81%) HNC
9 5 (23.81%) HND
9 5 (23.81%) User Experience
10 4 (19.05%) ATM
10 4 (19.05%) GSM
11 3 (14.29%) NetCracker
11 3 (14.29%) Network Design
11 3 (14.29%) BT
11 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (14.29%) Siemens
11 3 (14.29%) UMTS
11 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (14.29%) ZTE

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) 3G
2 18 (85.71%) 2G
3 11 (52.38%) LTE
4 8 (38.10%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (38.10%) VoLTE
5 5 (23.81%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) ATM
6 4 (19.05%) GSM
7 3 (14.29%) UMTS
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
8 2 (9.52%) Firewall
8 2 (9.52%) IPv6
8 2 (9.52%) ISDN
8 2 (9.52%) LAN
8 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) SSL
8 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 11 (52.38%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Back Office Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Radio Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) PMI
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Information Management
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Line Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) MapBasic
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
2 5 (23.81%) HNC
2 5 (23.81%) HND
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 6 (28.57%) Huawei
2 6 (28.57%) Nokia
3 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (14.29%) BT
3 3 (14.29%) NetCracker
3 3 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (14.29%) Siemens
3 3 (14.29%) ZTE
4 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Nortel
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.76%) NEC