Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 July 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.

4G
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 70 87
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing 4G 4 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.31% 0.99% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 5.45% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% -10.03%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £271
90th Percentile £388 £448 £329
East of England median daily rate £375 £413 £326
% change year-on-year -9.09% +26.44% -9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 298 257 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 23.03% 18.20% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 147 182
Hertfordshire median daily rate £356 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.94% +8.99% +22.34%
10th Percentile £137 £220 £263
90th Percentile £550 £528 £500
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 38
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £18.25 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -5.03% -22.13%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.43 £8.59
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.55 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.76 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -44.65% +50.00% -

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 4G in Hertfordshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Hertfordshire

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in Hertfordshire

4G
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Hatfield - 2 - -
4G
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) 2G
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Actix
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) HSPA
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) Tekelec
3 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (25.00%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Redknee
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) NetScout

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 2G
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) HSPA
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) GGSN
3 1 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (25.00%) Value-Added Service
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Support
2 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam Support
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Actix
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Acme Packet
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) NetScout
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Redknee
2 1 (25.00%) Tekelec