The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 98 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £268 £263 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £44.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-60.22% +22.22%

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 218 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.82% 11.46% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 144 132
Median daily rate £410 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £21.50 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

4G
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

4G
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds +1 2 £268 +1.90%
4G
Yorkshire

4G
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) GPRS
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) HSPA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo

4G
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Radio Planner
2 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VoLTE Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia Networks