Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 12 August 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 - 256
Rank change year-on-year - +256 -16
Contract jobs citing 4G 6 0 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% - 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
Central London median daily rate - - £380
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.75 - £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £37.75 - £20.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 237 706 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.94% 10.90% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 527 682
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £258 £206 £206
90th Percentile £638 £656 £638
Central London median daily rate £486 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +71.05% -10.19%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.85 £14.55
90th Percentile £49.35 £44.80 £33.90
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% +66.67% -7.82%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the City of London

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing 4G in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for 4G in the City of London

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing 4G in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for 4G in the City of London

4G
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing 4G in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for 4G in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for 4G.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) 5G
3 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Social Media
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) Squid
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Data Science
5 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Memcached
5 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (16.67%) OpenFlow
5 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
5 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) API Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) 5G
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OpenFlow
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Planner
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (16.67%) API Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Science
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson