The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - 35 43
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.73% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.65% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £395
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -8.38%
LTE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 43 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.30% 15.69% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 43
Average daily rate £350 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LTE across the Bedfordshire region.

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the Bedfordshire region.

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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LTE
East of England