Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 532 577
Rank change year-on-year -67 +45 -29
Contract jobs citing 4G 35 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.25% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 28
London median daily rate £513 £475 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -12.44% +44.67%
10th Percentile £327 £263 £227
90th Percentile £646 £595 £811
England median daily rate £356 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.35% +29.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
London median hourly rate £21.50 - £29.00
10th Percentile £20.15 - £28.50
90th Percentile £22.25 - £29.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -39.66% -19.44%

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 5,673 4,816 6,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.24% 11.52% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,924 3,217 4,118
London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.99% +8.19%
10th Percentile £213 £245 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 138 96
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.45 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.76% +5.93% +2.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.11 £50.00 £48.59
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.21% -24.68% +21.95%

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 16 July 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
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 16 July 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
West London -31 4 £500 +150.00% 2
Central London -40 4 £380 -32.44% 1
4G
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 27 (77.14%) 3G
2 19 (54.29%) 2G
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) TETRA
4 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Security Management
5 9 (25.71%) Service Management
5 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
6 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (17.14%) HTTP
7 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 6 (17.14%) Broadband
7 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
8 5 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (14.29%) RESTful
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) Ansible
8 5 (14.29%) Docker
8 5 (14.29%) DevOps
8 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
8 5 (14.29%) Skype
8 5 (14.29%) Unix
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services

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 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) 3G
2 19 (54.29%) 2G
3 11 (31.43%) TETRA
4 6 (17.14%) Broadband
4 6 (17.14%) HTTP
5 5 (14.29%) Skype
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
7 3 (8.57%) DNS
7 3 (8.57%) Intranet
7 3 (8.57%) MVNO
7 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) LTE
8 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.86%) 3GPP
9 1 (2.86%) FTP
9 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.86%) LAN
9 1 (2.86%) MPLS
9 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Billing
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Core Network Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Network Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Security Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) IT Manager
3 4 (11.43%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) CSS
1 5 (14.29%) DOM
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
1 5 (14.29%) RESTful
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Handset
4 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Security Management
3 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
7 4 (11.43%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (8.57%) Presales
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security
9 2 (5.71%) PDM
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) AWK
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Ansible
1 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Sage
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Empirix
4 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Nokia
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) VMware