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 22 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 145 135
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.072% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.50% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £260
% change year-on-year +1.35% +42.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.20% +20.00%  

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 300 399 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 14.29% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 252 248
Median daily rate £375 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Median hourly rate £17.39 £15.41 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.84% -55.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £41.50 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE

4G
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planner
1 1 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy