The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 20 15 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing 4G 1 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.71% 6.48% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 26.92% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £375 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +80.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £270
% change year-on-year - +29.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Slough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 32 52 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 22.86% 24.07% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 39
Median daily rate £413 £365 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% -16.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Slough

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in Slough

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for 4G.

1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (40.00%) GGSN
3 2 (40.00%) SGSN
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) MVNO
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Tellabs
4 1 (20.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Cramer
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) WFM
4 1 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) GGSN
2 2 (40.00%) MVNO
2 2 (40.00%) SGSN
3 1 (20.00%) GPRS
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (20.00%) UMTS
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Cramer
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Tellabs