Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 20 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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 -10
Contract jobs citing 4G 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 5.26% - 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.35% - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Solihull median daily rate - - £265
West Midlands median daily rate £216 £220 £260
% change year-on-year -1.70% -15.38% -32.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 - £43.78

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 81 111 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 42.63% 42.21% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
Solihull median daily rate £363 £316 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.62% -9.64% +21.74%
10th Percentile £255 £169 £280
90th Percentile £414 £443 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate - - £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for 4G in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 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 Solihull region with a requirement for 4G.

1 10 (100.00%) ERP
1 10 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
1 10 (100.00%) RFID
1 10 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 10 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 10 (100.00%) Big Data
1 10 (100.00%) Presales
1 10 (100.00%) 5G
1 10 (100.00%) Sigfox
1 10 (100.00%) Z-Wave
2 9 (90.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) Data Security
3 7 (70.00%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
1 10 (100.00%) 5G
1 10 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) RFID
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 10 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 10 (100.00%) Z-Wave
2 7 (70.00%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) IoT Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ERP
1 10 (100.00%) Presales
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (90.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sigfox