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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 94 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +3
Contract jobs citing LTE 28 94 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 3.69% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 15.49% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 17
Median daily rate £258 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £348 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £265 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
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
542 607 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.57% 23.86% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 268 202
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 7 £300 +11.11% 1
Slough +5 6 £325 +30.00% 1
Newbury -13 2 £201 -35.16%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 64 (81.01%) 3G
2 59 (74.68%) Telecoms
3 53 (67.09%) 4G
4 35 (44.30%) 2G
5 25 (31.65%) Radio Access Network
6 22 (27.85%) Nokia
7 20 (25.32%) Project Management
8 19 (24.05%) Ericsson
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.52%) Huawei
10 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
10 16 (20.25%) Back Office
11 15 (18.99%) HNC
12 14 (17.72%) SLA
12 14 (17.72%) Service Delivery
13 13 (16.46%) Wireless
13 13 (16.46%) Network Architecture
14 12 (15.19%) High Availability
14 12 (15.19%) ITIL
14 12 (15.19%) VoLTE
15 11 (13.92%) Diameter Protocol
15 11 (13.92%) LDAP
15 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
15 11 (13.92%) SOAP
15 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
15 11 (13.92%) Change Management
15 11 (13.92%) INAP
15 11 (13.92%) Remedy
15 11 (13.92%) SPML
15 11 (13.92%) SIGTRAN

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 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Project
3 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 64 (81.01%) 3G
2 53 (67.09%) 4G
3 35 (44.30%) 2G
4 25 (31.65%) Radio Access Network
5 13 (16.46%) Wireless
6 12 (15.19%) VoLTE
7 11 (13.92%) Diameter Protocol
7 11 (13.92%) INAP
7 11 (13.92%) LDAP
7 11 (13.92%) MGW
7 11 (13.92%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (8.86%) UMTS
10 6 (7.59%) Value-Added Service
11 5 (6.33%) GSM
11 5 (6.33%) MVNO
12 4 (5.06%) Node B
12 4 (5.06%) RNC
12 4 (5.06%) SMS
13 3 (3.80%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
General
1 59 (74.68%) Telecoms
2 16 (20.25%) Back Office
3 7 (8.86%) Front Office
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Billing
6 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (11.39%) Test Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) 4G Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
3 6 (7.59%) Architect
3 6 (7.59%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (6.33%) 3G Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Databuild Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Deployment Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Radio Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Data Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.06%) RAN Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) SOAP
1 11 (13.92%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.27%) Handset
3 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Project Management
2 14 (17.72%) Service Delivery
3 13 (16.46%) Network Architecture
4 12 (15.19%) High Availability
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL
5 11 (13.92%) Change Management
5 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
6 9 (11.39%) ITIL V3
7 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.86%) Network Design
8 7 (8.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.33%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (6.33%) Validation
11 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.06%) Logistics
11 4 (5.06%) Migration
11 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) HNC
2 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) HND
3 1 (1.27%) CCIE
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (3.80%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Nokia
2 19 (24.05%) Ericsson
3 17 (21.52%) Huawei
3 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.92%) Remedy
5 9 (11.39%) Amdocs
5 9 (11.39%) Cramer
5 9 (11.39%) Nokia Networks
6 7 (8.86%) Siemens
7 6 (7.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (7.59%) BT
7 6 (7.59%) Citrix
7 6 (7.59%) Nortel
7 6 (7.59%) Tellabs
8 5 (6.33%) Arqiva
8 5 (6.33%) NetCracker
8 5 (6.33%) Telindus
8 5 (6.33%) Virgin Media
8 5 (6.33%) ZTE
9 4 (5.06%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
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