Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 July 2018 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 124 171
Rank change year-on-year -37 +47 +11
Contract jobs citing 4G 13 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.34% 1.05% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 4.46% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 12
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% -
10th Percentile £365 £269 £303
90th Percentile £515 £400 £488
South East median daily rate £315 £350 £343
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.19% +31.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £16.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £18.75 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.14% -36.36% -23.61%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 756 875 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.99% 23.61% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 529 644
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +7.47% -2.28%
10th Percentile £213 £265 £287
90th Percentile £558 £513 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 68 75
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -46.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.39 £11.57 £14.93
90th Percentile £46.30 £43.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -3.85%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 4G in Hampshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Hampshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 4G in Hampshire

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in Hampshire

4G
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -1 9 - -
Romsey - 1 £500 - 1
Fleet - 1 - -
4G
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 10 (76.92%) 3G
2 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (61.54%) 2G
3 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) PKI
5 2 (15.38%) SQLite
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) AMQP
5 2 (15.38%) Qt
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) GDB
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) PPP
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WLAN
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Yocto
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (7.69%) 5G
6 1 (7.69%) Windows

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) 3G
2 8 (61.54%) 2G
3 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
3 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) AMQP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) PPP
5 2 (15.38%) WLAN
6 1 (7.69%) 5G
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
6 1 (7.69%) GSM
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) UMTS
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) GDB
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) RF Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Qt
1 2 (15.38%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
2 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) Code Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Freescale
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) Renesas