The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 60 86 40
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -46
Contract jobs citing LTE 48 30 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.39% 1.20% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 5.68% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 15
Median daily rate £275 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £260 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £388 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+31.20% -26.47%
LTE
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
508 528 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.29% 21.16% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 284 271
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £481 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LTE
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +23 29 £230 -31.85%
Slough - 3 £225 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LTE 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for LTE.

1 53 (79.10%) Telecoms
2 41 (61.19%) 3G
3 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
3 33 (49.25%) Ericsson
3 33 (49.25%) MS Excel
4 31 (46.27%) 4G
5 29 (43.28%) Management Information System
6 27 (40.30%) Remedy
7 25 (37.31%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (35.82%) Project Management
9 23 (34.33%) ITIL
9 23 (34.33%) VoLTE
10 22 (32.84%) 2G
11 21 (31.34%) MS Project
11 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
11 21 (31.34%) ITIL V3
12 19 (28.36%) Radio Access Network
13 15 (22.39%) Huawei
14 13 (19.40%) Wireless
15 11 (16.42%) Nokia Networks
16 10 (14.93%) MS Visio
16 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (13.43%) UMTS
17 9 (13.43%) Nokia
18 8 (11.94%) Cramer
18 8 (11.94%) Nortel
18 8 (11.94%) Citrix
18 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (11.94%) SLA
18 8 (11.94%) Tellabs

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (1.49%) Apache
1 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (49.25%) MS Excel
2 21 (31.34%) MS Project
3 10 (14.93%) MS Visio
4 6 (8.96%) MS Office
4 6 (8.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 41 (61.19%) 3G
2 31 (46.27%) 4G
3 25 (37.31%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (34.33%) VoLTE
5 22 (32.84%) 2G
6 19 (28.36%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (19.40%) Wireless
8 9 (13.43%) UMTS
9 5 (7.46%) GSM
10 4 (5.97%) DWDM
11 3 (4.48%) UTRAN
12 2 (2.99%) Firewall
12 2 (2.99%) Node B
12 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
13 1 (1.49%) 5G
13 1 (1.49%) GGSN
13 1 (1.49%) Network Security
13 1 (1.49%) SGSN
13 1 (1.49%) SIGTRAN
13 1 (1.49%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.96%) MS Access
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 53 (79.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.45%) Back Office
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Project Manager
2 21 (31.34%) Voice Project Manager
3 9 (13.43%) 3G Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) 4G Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) RAN Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Core Network Project Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Network Manager
6 5 (7.46%) Network Project Manager
7 4 (5.97%) LTE Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Optimisation Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Radio Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Deployment Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) XHTML
1 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Project Management
2 23 (34.33%) ITIL
3 21 (31.34%) ITIL V3
3 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.45%) Network Architecture
6 6 (8.96%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Fault Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Fault Management
8 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.97%) WFM
9 3 (4.48%) CRM
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.48%) Test Management
10 2 (2.99%) ERP
10 2 (2.99%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.99%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) C
3 1 (1.49%) C++
3 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) HNC
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.48%) HND
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Ericsson
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.30%) Remedy
3 15 (22.39%) Huawei
4 11 (16.42%) Nokia Networks
5 9 (13.43%) Nokia
6 8 (11.94%) Citrix
6 8 (11.94%) Cramer
6 8 (11.94%) Nortel
6 8 (11.94%) Tellabs
7 4 (5.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (5.97%) Arqiva
7 4 (5.97%) BT
7 4 (5.97%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) NetCracker
7 4 (5.97%) Siemens
7 4 (5.97%) Telindus
7 4 (5.97%) Virgin Media
7 4 (5.97%) ZTE
8 3 (4.48%) Juniper