The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
England / Yorkshire
Rank 125 134 129
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs citing 4G 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.093% 0.18% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £268 £265 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £262 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £270
% change year-on-year - +29.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 326 365 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.09% 12.96% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 203 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +21.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £203 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

4G
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 4G in Yorkshire

4G
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +8 2 £268 +0.94%
4G
England

4G
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) HSPA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) HSPA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planner
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Planner
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks