The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 76 76
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.096% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.54% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £133
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £270
% change year-on-year - +29.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 211 184 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.49% 17.64% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 79 78
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.20 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -51.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Buckinghamshire

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in Buckinghamshire

4G
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson