The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 122 114 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.075% 0.044% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £235 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £263 £303
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -13.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-13.29% -
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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
400 259 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.07% 11.42% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 149 104
Average daily rate £375 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £168 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (50.00%) Huawei
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) LTE
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Nortel

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel