Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for 5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 5G over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

5G
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing 5G 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.19% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £650 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £650 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.99 - -

5G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 280 212 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.35% 14.67% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 129 118
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £225 £163
90th Percentile £500 £539 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.18 £10.73
90th Percentile £41.15 £26.90 £21.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.16 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +101.03% -14.29% -12.50%

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 5G 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for 5G.

1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) RFID
1 2 (66.67%) ZigBee
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Sigfox
1 2 (66.67%) Z-Wave
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design

5G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperconnected
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) RFID
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) ZigBee
1 2 (66.67%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) IoT Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sigfox