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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 43 94 64
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -30
Contract jobs citing LTE 69 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.63% 0.97% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.86% 4.40% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 17
Median daily rate £245 £260 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £232 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £312 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%

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
435 546 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.86% 22.17% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 268 315
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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 22 January 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
Reading +47 47 £230 -11.53% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 64 (75.29%) Telecoms
2 44 (51.76%) Project Management
3 43 (50.59%) Ericsson
4 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
5 41 (48.24%) MS Excel
6 38 (44.71%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (43.53%) Management Information System
7 37 (43.53%) VoLTE
8 36 (42.35%) ITIL
8 36 (42.35%) Remedy
9 35 (41.18%) 3G
10 34 (40.00%) MS Project
10 34 (40.00%) PRINCE2
10 34 (40.00%) ITIL V3
11 26 (30.59%) 4G
12 19 (22.35%) Radio Access Network
13 15 (17.65%) 2G
14 14 (16.47%) GSM
15 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (14.12%) UMTS
16 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (14.12%) Huawei
16 12 (14.12%) Android
17 11 (12.94%) Xcode
17 11 (12.94%) Android Studio
17 11 (12.94%) Service Design
18 10 (11.76%) Publishing
18 10 (11.76%) Apple
19 9 (10.59%) Java
19 9 (10.59%) Finance

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 (1.18%) Apache
1 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (48.24%) MS Excel
2 34 (40.00%) MS Project
3 6 (7.06%) MS Office
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 38 (44.71%) Wi-Fi
2 37 (43.53%) VoLTE
3 35 (41.18%) 3G
4 26 (30.59%) 4G
5 19 (22.35%) Radio Access Network
6 15 (17.65%) 2G
7 14 (16.47%) GSM
8 12 (14.12%) UMTS
9 7 (8.24%) HSPA
9 7 (8.24%) WCDMA
10 6 (7.06%) Wireless
11 5 (5.88%) UTRAN
12 4 (4.71%) DWDM
12 4 (4.71%) MGW
13 2 (2.35%) 3GPP
13 2 (2.35%) Firewall
13 2 (2.35%) Node B
13 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
14 1 (1.18%) 5G
14 1 (1.18%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.35%) MS Access
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Android Studio
1 11 (12.94%) Xcode
General
1 64 (75.29%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.76%) Publishing
3 9 (10.59%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 34 (40.00%) Voice Project Manager
3 16 (18.82%) Architect
4 11 (12.94%) 3G Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) 4G Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Core Network Project Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Network Manager
5 10 (11.76%) Network Project Manager
6 8 (9.41%) RAN Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Radio Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) LTE Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Service Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) HTML
1 1 (1.18%) XHTML
1 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.53%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Handset
5 1 (1.18%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Unix
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Project Management
2 36 (42.35%) ITIL
3 34 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 34 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.94%) Service Design
6 8 (9.41%) Mobile Development
6 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.24%) Coaching
7 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.24%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.71%) Migration
10 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.53%) CRM
10 3 (3.53%) Fault Analysis
10 3 (3.53%) Fault Management
10 3 (3.53%) Network Planning
10 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.53%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) Java
2 8 (9.41%) Apple Swift
2 8 (9.41%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.53%) SQL
4 2 (2.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) C++
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.53%) HNC
2 3 (3.53%) HND
3 2 (2.35%) CCNA
3 2 (2.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Ericsson
2 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
3 36 (42.35%) Remedy
4 12 (14.12%) Huawei
5 10 (11.76%) Apple
6 8 (9.41%) Nokia
7 7 (8.24%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco
8 3 (3.53%) Citrix
8 3 (3.53%) Cramer
8 3 (3.53%) HP
8 3 (3.53%) Juniper
8 3 (3.53%) Nortel
8 3 (3.53%) Tellabs
9 2 (2.35%) Amdocs
9 2 (2.35%) Samsung
10 1 (1.18%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.18%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle
10 1 (1.18%) SevOne