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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 78 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +17
Contract jobs citing LTE 41 99 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.76% 4.05% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.54% 16.69% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 16
Median daily rate £260 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £270 £295
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
544 593 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.39% 24.24% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 238 209
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -25 13 - -
Slough -1 7 £325 +27.45%
Newbury +1 6 £231 -25.64%
Maidenhead -3 1 - - 1
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 70 (81.40%) 3G
2 64 (74.42%) Telecoms
3 55 (63.95%) 4G
4 38 (44.19%) 2G
5 29 (33.72%) Radio Access Network
6 23 (26.74%) Ericsson
6 23 (26.74%) Nokia
7 21 (24.42%) Project Management
8 19 (22.09%) Huawei
9 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
10 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
11 15 (17.44%) HNC
11 15 (17.44%) Back Office
12 14 (16.28%) Service Delivery
12 14 (16.28%) SLA
13 13 (15.12%) ITIL
13 13 (15.12%) Network Architecture
13 13 (15.12%) VoLTE
14 12 (13.95%) High Availability
15 11 (12.79%) Diameter Protocol
15 11 (12.79%) Nokia Networks
15 11 (12.79%) SPML
15 11 (12.79%) MGW
15 11 (12.79%) SIGTRAN
15 11 (12.79%) LDAP
15 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
15 11 (12.79%) SOAP
15 11 (12.79%) Change Management
15 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
15 11 (12.79%) INAP

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:

Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.47%) MS Project
3 8 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.81%) MS Office
4 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 70 (81.40%) 3G
2 55 (63.95%) 4G
3 38 (44.19%) 2G
4 29 (33.72%) Radio Access Network
5 13 (15.12%) VoLTE
6 11 (12.79%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (12.79%) INAP
6 11 (12.79%) LDAP
6 11 (12.79%) MGW
6 11 (12.79%) SIGTRAN
7 10 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (11.63%) Wireless
8 7 (8.14%) RNC
9 6 (6.98%) UMTS
9 6 (6.98%) Value-Added Service
10 5 (5.81%) GSM
10 5 (5.81%) MVNO
11 4 (4.65%) ATM
11 4 (4.65%) Node B
11 4 (4.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.81%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
General
1 64 (74.42%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.44%) Back Office
3 7 (8.14%) Front Office
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (9.30%) 3G Engineer
1 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
2 7 (8.14%) 4G Engineer
2 7 (8.14%) Optimisation Engineer
2 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Architect
3 6 (6.98%) Databuild Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) RAN Engineer
3 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Mobile Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms Manager
5 4 (4.65%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) Data Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) LTE Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) Mobile Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) SOAP
1 11 (12.79%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.16%) Handset
4 1 (1.16%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Linux
1 3 (3.49%) Unix
2 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Project Management
2 14 (16.28%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.12%) ITIL
3 13 (15.12%) Network Architecture
4 12 (13.95%) High Availability
5 11 (12.79%) Change Management
5 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
6 9 (10.47%) ITIL V3
7 8 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.14%) Network Design
8 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.81%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (5.81%) Migration
10 5 (5.81%) Validation
11 4 (4.65%) Logistics
11 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.49%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) HNC
2 10 (11.63%) Degree
3 9 (10.47%) HND
4 1 (1.16%) CCIE
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (6.98%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Ericsson
1 23 (26.74%) Nokia
2 19 (22.09%) Huawei
3 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.79%) Nokia Networks
4 11 (12.79%) Remedy
5 9 (10.47%) Amdocs
5 9 (10.47%) Cramer
6 8 (9.30%) Siemens
7 6 (6.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (6.98%) BT
7 6 (6.98%) Citrix
7 6 (6.98%) Nortel
7 6 (6.98%) Tellabs
8 5 (5.81%) Arqiva
8 5 (5.81%) NetCracker
8 5 (5.81%) Telindus
8 5 (5.81%) Virgin Media
8 5 (5.81%) ZTE
9 4 (4.65%) Mapinfo