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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 68 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23  
Contract jobs citing 4G 10 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.52% 1.29% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 4.29% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
Median daily rate £438 £210 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £202 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £218 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £269
% change year-on-year - +30.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -61.11% +25.00%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 144 303 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.85% 30.03% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 159 81
Median daily rate £450 £380 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +14.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Median hourly rate £53.75 £63.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +193.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing 4G as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 4G in Reading

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 4G in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in Reading

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (100.00%) 3G
2 22 (68.75%) 2G
3 19 (59.38%) Nokia
4 17 (53.13%) Huawei
4 17 (53.13%) Ericsson
5 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 16 (50.00%) LTE
6 13 (40.63%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (37.50%) CCNP
7 12 (37.50%) CCNA
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (34.38%) ITIL
9 10 (31.25%) Back Office
10 9 (28.13%) Wireshark
10 9 (28.13%) UMTS
10 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 9 (28.13%) Juniper
10 9 (28.13%) CCIE
10 9 (28.13%) Nokia Networks
11 7 (21.88%) GSM
12 5 (15.63%) UTRAN
12 5 (15.63%) Diameter Protocol
13 4 (12.50%) Project Management
13 4 (12.50%) Validation
14 3 (9.38%) Degree
14 3 (9.38%) HNC
14 3 (9.38%) HND
14 3 (9.38%) VoLTE
14 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

4G
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) 3G
2 22 (68.75%) 2G
3 16 (50.00%) LTE
4 13 (40.63%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (28.13%) UMTS
5 9 (28.13%) Wireshark
6 7 (21.88%) GSM
7 5 (15.63%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (15.63%) UTRAN
8 3 (9.38%) VoLTE
9 2 (6.25%) INAP
9 2 (6.25%) LDAP
9 2 (6.25%) RANAP
9 2 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) DWDM
10 1 (3.13%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
General
1 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (31.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) 3G Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 4G Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Optimisation Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Radio Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Coordinator
7 1 (3.13%) LTE Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Radio Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Coordinator
7 1 (3.13%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
1 2 (6.25%) SPML
1 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Project Management
2 4 (12.50%) Validation
3 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) eTOM
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) CCNA
1 12 (37.50%) CCNP
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) CCIE
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) HNC
3 3 (9.38%) HND
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Nokia
2 17 (53.13%) Ericsson
2 17 (53.13%) Huawei
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) Juniper
3 9 (28.13%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Samsung
5 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 20 days ago