Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 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
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - +26
Contract jobs citing 4G 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.20% 4.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 10.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Solihull median daily rate £213 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £226 £325 £290
% change year-on-year -30.35% +12.02% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £24.98 -

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 85 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 37.44% 39.67% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 10
Solihull median daily rate £400 £250 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -20.95% +5.42%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £169
90th Percentile £494 £275 £443
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% -16.28% +26.47%

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 22 September 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 Solihull region with a requirement for 4G.

1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (60.00%) Empirix
2 3 (60.00%) GGSN
2 3 (60.00%) SGSN
2 3 (60.00%) SS7
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) GGSN
2 3 (60.00%) SGSN
2 3 (60.00%) SS7
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Empirix