The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
South East / Berkshire
Rank 78 60 35
Rank change year-on-year -18 -25  
Contract jobs citing 4G 21 68 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 2.76% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 10.95% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 50
Median daily rate £438 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.62% +29.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £215 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £269
% change year-on-year - +30.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -61.11% +25.00%  

4G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 356 621 782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.64% 25.23% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 290 340
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing 4G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in Berkshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Berkshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 4G in Berkshire

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in Berkshire

4G
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Reading +16 10 £438 +108.33% 1
Newbury 0 1 - - 1
Slough -5 1 - -
Maidenhead -6 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 61 (95.31%) 3G
2 38 (59.38%) Telecoms
3 34 (53.13%) 2G
4 29 (45.31%) LTE
5 23 (35.94%) Nokia
6 21 (32.81%) Radio Access Network
7 19 (29.69%) Ericsson
8 18 (28.13%) Huawei
9 15 (23.44%) UMTS
10 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
10 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (20.31%) ITIL
10 13 (20.31%) Nokia Networks
11 12 (18.75%) CCNP
11 12 (18.75%) CCNA
12 11 (17.19%) Back Office
13 10 (15.63%) Cisco
13 10 (15.63%) CCIE
13 10 (15.63%) GSM
14 9 (14.06%) Juniper
14 9 (14.06%) Wireshark
14 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.50%) VoLTE
15 8 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
15 8 (12.50%) Degree
15 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 8 (12.50%) MS Office
16 7 (10.94%) Project Management
16 7 (10.94%) Network Architecture
17 6 (9.38%) Data Centre

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 61 (95.31%) 3G
2 34 (53.13%) 2G
3 29 (45.31%) LTE
4 21 (32.81%) Radio Access Network
5 15 (23.44%) UMTS
6 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
7 10 (15.63%) GSM
8 9 (14.06%) Wireshark
9 8 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (12.50%) VoLTE
10 6 (9.38%) SIGTRAN
11 5 (7.81%) UTRAN
12 4 (6.25%) DWDM
12 4 (6.25%) INAP
12 4 (6.25%) LDAP
13 3 (4.69%) GGSN
13 3 (4.69%) SGSN
13 3 (4.69%) VoIP
13 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MS Access
2 2 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 38 (59.38%) Telecoms
2 11 (17.19%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) French Language
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Military
5 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) 3G Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) 4G Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Radio Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Design Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Optimisation Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) RAN Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) LTE Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.13%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) SOAP
1 3 (4.69%) SPML
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Network Architecture
2 7 (10.94%) Project Management
3 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.81%) Validation
5 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.69%) Data Management
6 3 (4.69%) Network Design
6 3 (4.69%) Service Management
7 2 (3.13%) CAD
7 2 (3.13%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.13%) Migration
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.13%) Time Management
7 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.75%) CCNA
2 12 (18.75%) CCNP
3 10 (15.63%) CCIE
4 8 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (4.69%) HNC
5 3 (4.69%) HND
5 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (1.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Nokia
2 19 (29.69%) Ericsson
3 18 (28.13%) Huawei
4 13 (20.31%) Nokia Networks
5 10 (15.63%) Cisco
6 9 (14.06%) Juniper
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.25%) Samsung
9 2 (3.13%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) Citrix
10 1 (1.56%) Cramer
10 1 (1.56%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.56%) Nortel
10 1 (1.56%) Remedy
10 1 (1.56%) Tellabs
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