The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 27 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.

4G
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 89 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% 0.93% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 3.08% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £175 £270 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.18% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £269
% change year-on-year - +30.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 169 390 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.46% 30.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 224 163
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% -6.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.25 £21.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.24 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Surrey

4G
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -2 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region with a requirement for 4G.

1 9 (81.82%) 3G
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) 2G
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) LTE
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 4 (36.36%) UMTS
3 4 (36.36%) GSM
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Network Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Cramer
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) PMP
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) 3G
2 5 (45.45%) 2G
2 5 (45.45%) LTE
3 4 (36.36%) GSM
3 4 (36.36%) UMTS
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) 5G
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Support Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Support
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Support Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Trainer
1 4 (36.36%) Trainer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Transmission Planner
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Network Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Cramer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Mitel
2 1 (9.09%) VMware