Period
to 22 April 2019

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 6 months to 22 April 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing 4G 17 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.43% 1.48% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.48% 10.26% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Slough median daily rate £363 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.25% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 83 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.52% 14.39% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 36
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £350 £256 £133
90th Percentile £550 £503 £459
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £13.86
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year -30.43% +30.19% -61.31%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in Slough over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 4G in Slough

4G
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for 4G in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for 4G.

1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
2 15 (88.24%) 2G
2 15 (88.24%) 3G
3 10 (58.82%) 5G
4 9 (52.94%) 2.5G
5 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) PMI
5 7 (41.18%) PMI Certification
5 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) Nokia
6 4 (23.53%) RNC
6 4 (23.53%) Huawei
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (23.53%) LTE
6 4 (23.53%) Change Control
6 4 (23.53%) Node B
7 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) WiMAX
7 3 (17.65%) Nortel
7 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
7 3 (17.65%) GSM
7 3 (17.65%) UMTS
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft

4G
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) 2G
1 15 (88.24%) 3G
2 10 (58.82%) 5G
3 9 (52.94%) 2.5G
4 4 (23.53%) LTE
4 4 (23.53%) Node B
4 4 (23.53%) RNC
5 3 (17.65%) GSM
5 3 (17.65%) UMTS
5 3 (17.65%) WiMAX
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) GGSN
7 1 (5.88%) BGP
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (5.88%) IPsec
7 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (5.88%) SGSN
7 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
7 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) Cloudera CDH
1 2 (11.76%) HBase
General
1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) OSS Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Case Management
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) MoSCoW
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) PMI Certification
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (11.76%) Oozie
2 1 (5.88%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Huawei
1 4 (23.53%) Nokia
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Ericsson
2 3 (17.65%) Nortel
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) ION Trading
4 1 (5.88%) NetHawk