Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 13 December 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
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 607 604 590
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14 -12
Contract jobs citing 4G 26 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.095% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.83% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 14
London median daily rate £400 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +34.92% -12.50%
10th Percentile £221 £238 £256
90th Percentile £529 £580 £423
England median daily rate £375 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +10.29% +13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
London median hourly rate £24.23 £27.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.08% -6.03% -
10th Percentile £20.45 £16.00 £28.50
90th Percentile £54.96 £43.00 £29.50
England median hourly rate £23.37 £24.99 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.50% -33.36% -14.07%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,137 5,436 5,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.91% 11.45% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,530 3,692 3,895
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £210 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 145 150
London median hourly rate £23.13 £19.00 £18.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +2.29% -8.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.60 £11.48
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +8.60%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for 4G in London

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in London

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 4G in London

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in London

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for 4G in London

4G
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the London region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Central London -21 4 £300 -45.45%
West London -7 1 - -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 London region with a requirement for 4G.

1 14 (53.85%) 3G
2 8 (30.77%) Wireless
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) 2G
2 8 (30.77%) LTE
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) 3GPP
4 6 (23.08%) Handset
4 6 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
5 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (19.23%) Android
5 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) FTP
6 4 (15.38%) HTTP
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) 3G
2 8 (30.77%) 2G
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) LTE
2 8 (30.77%) Wireless
3 6 (23.08%) 3GPP
3 6 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) 5G
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) FTP
5 4 (15.38%) HTTP
5 4 (15.38%) VoLTE
5 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 3 (11.54%) Skype
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) UMTS
6 3 (11.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Billing
2 2 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Field Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Field Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Core Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Field Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Core Data
1 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Handset
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Android
4 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) API Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) OOP
4 2 (7.69%) PDM
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) AWK
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Iperf
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Intel
3 3 (11.54%) Sophos
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Empirix
4 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Nokia
4 2 (7.69%) Sage