Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +12
Contract jobs citing 4G 13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.74% 1.75% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.00% 7.69% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Slough median daily rate £375 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -38.46% +56.63%
10th Percentile £299 £200 £225
90th Percentile £388 £200 £400
Berkshire median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +1.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 - £37.50

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 100 65 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.74% 22.73% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 51
Slough median daily rate £395 £318 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.41% -5.93% +2.27%
10th Percentile £220 £192 £180
90th Percentile £550 £478 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.19% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +44.44% -31.21% -28.64%

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 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 14 December 2018, 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 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) Huawei
4 7 (53.85%) 2G
5 6 (46.15%) GSM
5 6 (46.15%) UMTS
5 6 (46.15%) SLA
5 6 (46.15%) LTE
6 5 (38.46%) RNC
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) WiMAX
6 5 (38.46%) Node B
7 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (30.77%) Network Management
7 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (30.77%) Network Design
7 4 (30.77%) GGSN
7 4 (30.77%) SGSN
7 4 (30.77%) BGP
7 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
7 4 (30.77%) Nortel
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Nokia
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
9 2 (15.38%) 5G
9 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 7 (53.85%) 2G
3 6 (46.15%) GSM
3 6 (46.15%) LTE
3 6 (46.15%) UMTS
4 5 (38.46%) Node B
4 5 (38.46%) RNC
4 5 (38.46%) WiMAX
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) GGSN
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (30.77%) SGSN
6 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
7 2 (15.38%) 5G
8 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (7.69%) HTTP
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 3G Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 4G Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
1 1 (7.69%) WML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Huawei
2 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
2 4 (30.77%) Nortel
3 3 (23.08%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cramer
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Tellabs