Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 557 549
Rank change year-on-year -33 -8 +26
Contract jobs citing 4G 44 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.095% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.80% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 35
London median daily rate £475 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +1.35% -32.73%
10th Percentile £244 £200 £211
90th Percentile £588 £700 £588
England median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.31% - -
England median hourly rate £31.24 £37.50 £42.46
% change year-on-year -16.69% -11.68% -0.09%

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 5329 6256 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.93% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 4090 3922
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 180
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.58% -1.55%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.03
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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
Central London -7 8 £550 +52.78%
West London -9 3 £220 +18.92%
4G
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region with a requirement for 4G.

1 25 (56.82%) 3G
2 24 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (22.73%) C
5 10 (22.73%) C++
5 10 (22.73%) Linux
5 10 (22.73%) GSM
6 9 (20.45%) Service Management
6 9 (20.45%) Multithreading
6 9 (20.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (20.45%) Puppet
6 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (20.45%) OpenFlow
6 9 (20.45%) KVM
6 9 (20.45%) Ansible
7 8 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (18.18%) LTE
7 8 (18.18%) Wireless
7 8 (18.18%) Broadband
8 7 (15.91%) LAN
8 7 (15.91%) WAN
9 6 (13.64%) Skype
9 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
9 6 (13.64%) MPLS
9 6 (13.64%) DNS
9 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle
9 6 (13.64%) Firewall

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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) 3G
2 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (22.73%) GSM
4 9 (20.45%) OpenFlow
5 8 (18.18%) Broadband
5 8 (18.18%) LTE
5 8 (18.18%) Wireless
6 7 (15.91%) LAN
6 7 (15.91%) WAN
7 6 (13.64%) DNS
7 6 (13.64%) Firewall
7 6 (13.64%) MPLS
7 6 (13.64%) Skype
8 4 (9.09%) Internet
8 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.09%) VoIP
8 4 (9.09%) VPN
9 3 (6.82%) SSL
10 2 (4.55%) DHCP
10 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Project Manager
2 8 (18.18%) 4G Project Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Network Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Mobile Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Network Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) 3G Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) Google Maps API
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.27%) Handset
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Multithreading
1 9 (20.45%) Service Management
2 8 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (11.36%) ITSM
4 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Test Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C
1 10 (22.73%) C++
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.45%) KVM
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Ansible
1 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Ericsson
3 5 (11.36%) Nokia
3 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
4 4 (9.09%) BMC
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) Mitel
6 2 (4.55%) Huawei
6 2 (4.55%) Tekelec
7 1 (2.27%) Acme Packet
7 1 (2.27%) Aruba
7 1 (2.27%) BT
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Empirix
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Meraki
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Sage