The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
England / Yorkshire
Rank 122 138 128
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing 4G 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £145 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.90%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
340 377 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.73% 13.25% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 238 262
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 13
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.50 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

4G Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

4G
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
West Yorkshire +24 1 £275 +89.65%
4G
England

4G
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia

4G
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planner
1 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Planner
1 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy