Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 70 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -21
Contract jobs citing 4G 9 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.71% 1.76% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 7.08% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Reading median daily rate £333 £260 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.20% -5.45% -38.89%
10th Percentile £304 £209 £260
90th Percentile £374 £416 £375
Berkshire median daily rate £333 £290 £290
% change year-on-year +14.94% - -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -6.49%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 243 367 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.24% 24.90% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -45.45% +57.14%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for 4G in Reading

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for 4G.

1 6 (66.67%) 3G
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) LTE
3 4 (44.44%) 2G
4 3 (33.33%) Nokia
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (33.33%) VoLTE
5 2 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (22.22%) MVNO
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Network Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
5 2 (22.22%) UMTS
5 2 (22.22%) Huawei
5 2 (22.22%) French Language
5 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
6 1 (11.11%) eTOM
6 1 (11.11%) PKI
6 1 (11.11%) Statistics
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Network Design
6 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Cramer
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Amdocs

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) 3G
2 5 (55.56%) LTE
3 4 (44.44%) 2G
4 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (33.33%) VoLTE
5 2 (22.22%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (22.22%) MVNO
5 2 (22.22%) UMTS
6 1 (11.11%) 5G
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) IKE
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) OpenFlow
6 1 (11.11%) SMS
6 1 (11.11%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) French Language
2 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3G Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 4G Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Junior
1 2 (22.22%) Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) OSS Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior IP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Network Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) eTOM
3 1 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Amdocs
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Cramer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle