Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 594 562 560
Rank change year-on-year -32 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing 4G 30 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.065% 0.066% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.50% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 25
London median daily rate £370 £370 £370
10th Percentile £184 £256 £210
90th Percentile £425 £725 £558
England median daily rate £340 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
London median hourly rate £27.25 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £43.78
% change year-on-year -33.33% -14.34% -10.65%

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 5,204 5,393 5,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.27% 13.09% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,576 3,544 3,543
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 151 157
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.92 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.12% -11.47% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -27 4 £488 +24.20% 1
West London -16 2 £220 -66.15%
4G
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 21 (70.00%) 3G
2 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (36.67%) Ansible
5 10 (33.33%) GSM
5 10 (33.33%) C
5 10 (33.33%) C++
6 9 (30.00%) Broadband
6 9 (30.00%) OpenFlow
6 9 (30.00%) KVM
6 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (30.00%) Puppet
7 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
9 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco
10 5 (16.67%) Nokia
10 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 5 (16.67%) WAN
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
10 5 (16.67%) Skype
11 4 (13.33%) LAN
11 4 (13.33%) HTTP

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) 3G
2 10 (33.33%) GSM
3 9 (30.00%) Broadband
3 9 (30.00%) OpenFlow
4 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) Skype
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) HTTP
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
8 3 (10.00%) 2G
8 3 (10.00%) Firewall
8 3 (10.00%) LTE
8 3 (10.00%) SSL
9 2 (6.67%) Anycast
9 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (6.67%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) DOM
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Handset
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) ITSM
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.67%) PDM
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Test Management
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C
1 10 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) KVM
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Ansible
2 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (30.00%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Nokia
3 3 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.67%) Aruba
4 2 (6.67%) Mercator
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Empirix
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Huawei
5 1 (3.33%) Meraki
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Tekelec