Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 257 248
Rank change year-on-year +50 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing 4G 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 0.52% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
City of London median daily rate £450 £300 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -45.45% +74.60%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £465
90th Percentile £488 £300 £598
Central London median daily rate £450 £300 £550
% change year-on-year +50.00% -45.45% +62.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 611 768 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.76% 10.83% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 594 585
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £196 £157 £203
90th Percentile £659 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.30
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.93% +14.42% -13.16%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in the City of London

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 4G in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 4 (36.36%) BT
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) EPoS
2 4 (36.36%) 3G
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) CCSP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) UMTS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Apigee
5 1 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework

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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) 3G
1 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) BGP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) OSPF
2 3 (27.27%) UMTS
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) 5G
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) EPoS Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EPoS
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Community of Practice
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Design Thinking
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Kanban
2 1 (9.09%) Lean Thinking
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (9.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Thinking
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) CCSP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) BT
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto