Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 120 156
Rank change year-on-year -45 +36 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 7 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.19% 1.07% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 4.74% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 13
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £359 £266 £207
90th Percentile £510 £400 £483
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50

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 749 780 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.36% 22.49% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 466 496
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £268 £218 £263
90th Percentile £564 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.88% -6.92%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.57 £43.75 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £24.65
% change year-on-year +42.86% -29.01% +9.56%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -13 3 - -
Romsey - 1 £500 -
4G
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) 2G
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) SQLite
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Qt
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
2 2 (28.57%) PPP
2 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) GDB
2 2 (28.57%) AMQP
2 2 (28.57%) Yocto
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) HP ALM
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability

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 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) 3G
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) 2G
2 2 (28.57%) AMQP
2 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 2 (28.57%) PPP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) IMAP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) MVNO
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) GDB
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Qt
1 2 (28.57%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP ALM
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Freescale
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) Renesas