Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 July 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 222 204
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 -13
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.88% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 17
North West median daily rate £275 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.60% +27.55%
10th Percentile £263 £203 £255
90th Percentile £288 £390 £375
England median daily rate £375 £370 £288
% change year-on-year +1.35% +28.70% -23.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -39.66% -19.44% -15.29%

4G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 830 1134 962
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.54% 14.73% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 650 465
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £231 £255 £206
90th Percentile £542 £575 £525
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 53 82
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.05 £42.85 £44.75
England median hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.08% +21.95% +13.70%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the North West

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in the North West

4G
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Manchester +5 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £275 -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 North West region with a requirement for 4G.

1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) RNC
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics