Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 88 98
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing 4G 21 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.57% 1.05% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 6.32% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £343 £400 £306
90th Percentile £480 £400 £379
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £215
% change year-on-year - +86.05% -38.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £41.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £41.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 216 269 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.11% 16.68% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 114 153
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £180 £126
90th Percentile £530 £500 £547
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 45
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -4.79% -15.98%
10th Percentile £13.26 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £16.98 £49.00 £33.15
East of England median hourly rate £16.10 £16.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.92% -35.00% -30.56%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 2019. 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 +4 17 £400 -
Borehamwood - 2 - -
4G
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 20 (95.24%) Telecoms
2 17 (80.95%) 3G
3 15 (71.43%) 5G
4 14 (66.67%) 2G
4 14 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (42.86%) LTE
6 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 5 (23.81%) WCDMA
7 5 (23.81%) Nokia
7 5 (23.81%) 2.5G
7 5 (23.81%) Validation
7 5 (23.81%) Huawei
7 5 (23.81%) User Experience
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Network Design
8 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
8 4 (19.05%) PMI
8 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (19.05%) Technology Roadmap
8 4 (19.05%) Project Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (14.29%) UTRAN
9 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 2 (9.52%) Degree
10 2 (9.52%) Change Control
10 2 (9.52%) Network Planning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) 3G
2 15 (71.43%) 5G
3 14 (66.67%) 2G
3 14 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (42.86%) LTE
5 5 (23.81%) 2.5G
5 5 (23.81%) WCDMA
6 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
7 3 (14.29%) UTRAN
8 1 (4.76%) Broadband
8 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
General
1 20 (95.24%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) RAN Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 5 (23.81%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Core Network Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Network Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Designer
6 2 (9.52%) Environment Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Network Design Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) RAN Design Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) PMI
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (23.81%) Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 4 (19.05%) Project Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Technology Roadmap
3 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Huawei
1 5 (23.81%) Nokia
2 1 (4.76%) BT
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) VMware