Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

4G
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 100 101
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing 4G 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.56% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 2.88% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Bristol median daily rate £405 £290 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.66% -19.44% +38.20%
10th Percentile £300 £190 £184
90th Percentile £456 £409 £566
South West median daily rate £375 £290 £375
% change year-on-year +29.31% -22.67% +42.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £42.46

4G 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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 312 243 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.93% 14.39% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 114
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £240
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in Bristol

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Bristol

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 4G in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for 4G.

1 11 (100.00%) 3G
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) 2G
3 6 (54.55%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Huawei
4 4 (36.36%) GSM
5 3 (27.27%) Nokia
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) LTE
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) QMS
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) HSPA
6 2 (18.18%) RNC
6 2 (18.18%) Broadband
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
6 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Actix
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
7 1 (9.09%) VoLTE

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 7 (63.64%) 2G
3 6 (54.55%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (36.36%) GSM
5 3 (27.27%) LTE
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
6 2 (18.18%) Broadband
6 2 (18.18%) HSPA
6 2 (18.18%) RNC
6 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
7 1 (9.09%) 5G
7 1 (9.09%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (9.09%) GPRS
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) MVNO
7 1 (9.09%) Node B
7 1 (9.09%) VoLTE
7 1 (9.09%) VoWiFi
7 1 (9.09%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Quality Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) OSS Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior OSS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) QMS
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Huawei
2 3 (27.27%) Nokia
3 2 (18.18%) Actix
4 1 (9.09%) Agilent
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 1 (9.09%) Greenplum
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) NetScout