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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 105 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -26
Contract jobs citing LTE 14 57 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 2.28% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 10.69% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 14
Median daily rate £258 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £271 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £365 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £309 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%
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
461 533 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.86% 21.29% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 279 239
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.70 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 +4 5 £300 -
Slough - 2 £225 - 2
Maidenhead -9 1 - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 44 (80.00%) 3G
2 40 (72.73%) Telecoms
3 38 (69.09%) 4G
4 23 (41.82%) 2G
5 19 (34.55%) Huawei
6 17 (30.91%) Ericsson
6 17 (30.91%) Nokia
7 16 (29.09%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (25.45%) Wireless
8 14 (25.45%) Back Office
9 13 (23.64%) HNC
9 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
9 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
10 12 (21.82%) Project Management
10 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
10 12 (21.82%) Nokia Networks
11 11 (20.00%) Cramer
11 11 (20.00%) SLA
12 10 (18.18%) ITIL
12 10 (18.18%) Remedy
12 10 (18.18%) High Availability
13 9 (16.36%) SPML
13 9 (16.36%) MGW
13 9 (16.36%) SIGTRAN
13 9 (16.36%) Change Management
13 9 (16.36%) INAP
13 9 (16.36%) SOAP
13 9 (16.36%) LDAP
13 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.09%) MS Project
4 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 44 (80.00%) 3G
2 38 (69.09%) 4G
3 23 (41.82%) 2G
4 16 (29.09%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (25.45%) Wireless
6 9 (16.36%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (16.36%) INAP
6 9 (16.36%) LDAP
6 9 (16.36%) MGW
6 9 (16.36%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (12.73%) VoLTE
8 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.09%) GSM
9 5 (9.09%) Node B
9 5 (9.09%) UMTS
10 3 (5.45%) ATM
10 3 (5.45%) RNC
10 3 (5.45%) SMS
10 3 (5.45%) UTRAN
10 3 (5.45%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.91%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 40 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 14 (25.45%) Back Office
3 5 (9.09%) Billing
3 5 (9.09%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Architect
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) 4G Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) IT Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 3G Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Databuild Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) SOAP
1 9 (16.36%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Handset
3 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Project Management
1 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
2 10 (18.18%) High Availability
2 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.36%) Change Management
4 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (10.91%) Network Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 5 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.09%) Logistics
7 5 (9.09%) Network Design
7 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) eTOM
8 4 (7.27%) Revenue Management
8 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) HNC
2 7 (12.73%) HND
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Huawei
2 17 (30.91%) Ericsson
2 17 (30.91%) Nokia
3 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) Nokia Networks
5 11 (20.00%) Cramer
6 10 (18.18%) Remedy
7 8 (14.55%) Citrix
7 8 (14.55%) Nortel
7 8 (14.55%) Tellabs
8 6 (10.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 6 (10.91%) BT
8 6 (10.91%) Siemens
9 5 (9.09%) Amdocs
9 5 (9.09%) Arqiva
9 5 (9.09%) NetCracker
9 5 (9.09%) Telindus
9 5 (9.09%) Virgin Media
9 5 (9.09%) ZTE
10 2 (3.64%) Juniper