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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 93 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -19
Contract jobs citing LTE 21 67 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 2.60% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 11.73% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 20
Median daily rate £263 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £273 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.77% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +21.42%
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
485 571 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.53% 22.17% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 276 242
Median daily rate £365 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 7 £300 +4.34%
Slough +10 6 £325 +25.00%
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (76.39%) 3G
2 54 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 46 (63.89%) 4G
4 28 (38.89%) 2G
5 21 (29.17%) Ericsson
5 21 (29.17%) Project Management
6 20 (27.78%) Nokia
7 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
8 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 17 (23.61%) Radio Access Network
9 17 (23.61%) Huawei
10 16 (22.22%) ITIL
10 16 (22.22%) Back Office
11 15 (20.83%) HNC
12 14 (19.44%) Wireless
12 14 (19.44%) Service Delivery
13 13 (18.06%) Management Information System
13 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
13 13 (18.06%) VoLTE
14 12 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (16.67%) Remedy
14 12 (16.67%) High Availability
15 11 (15.28%) ITIL V3
15 11 (15.28%) SPML
15 11 (15.28%) SIGTRAN
15 11 (15.28%) MGW
15 11 (15.28%) Amdocs
15 11 (15.28%) INAP
15 11 (15.28%) Change Management
15 11 (15.28%) SOAP

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 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.28%) MS Project
3 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 55 (76.39%) 3G
2 46 (63.89%) 4G
3 28 (38.89%) 2G
4 17 (23.61%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (19.44%) Wireless
6 13 (18.06%) VoLTE
7 12 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (15.28%) Diameter Protocol
8 11 (15.28%) INAP
8 11 (15.28%) LDAP
8 11 (15.28%) MGW
8 11 (15.28%) SIGTRAN
9 6 (8.33%) Value-Added Service
10 5 (6.94%) GSM
10 5 (6.94%) MVNO
10 5 (6.94%) UMTS
11 4 (5.56%) Node B
11 4 (5.56%) SMS
12 3 (4.17%) ATM
12 3 (4.17%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.94%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
General
1 54 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (22.22%) Back Office
3 7 (9.72%) Front Office
4 5 (6.94%) Billing
5 3 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Finance
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (11.11%) Architect
1 8 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.33%) 4G Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Voice Project Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Databuild Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Mobile Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Radio Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) 3G Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
5 4 (5.56%) IT Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Mobile Architect
5 4 (5.56%) RAN Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Optimisation Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) SOAP
1 11 (15.28%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Handset
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Project Management
2 16 (22.22%) ITIL
3 14 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.67%) High Availability
6 11 (15.28%) Change Management
6 11 (15.28%) ITIL V3
7 10 (13.89%) Network Architecture
8 9 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.72%) Network Design
10 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (8.33%) Logistics
12 5 (6.94%) Capacity Management
12 5 (6.94%) CRM
12 5 (6.94%) Dashboard Development
12 5 (6.94%) Validation
13 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
13 4 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C
2 1 (1.39%) C++
2 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) HNC
2 9 (12.50%) HND
3 7 (9.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Ericsson
2 20 (27.78%) Nokia
3 19 (26.39%) Microsoft
4 17 (23.61%) Huawei
5 12 (16.67%) Remedy
6 11 (15.28%) Amdocs
7 9 (12.50%) Cramer
7 9 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
8 7 (9.72%) Siemens
9 6 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (8.33%) BT
9 6 (8.33%) Citrix
9 6 (8.33%) Nortel
9 6 (8.33%) Tellabs
10 5 (6.94%) Arqiva
10 5 (6.94%) NetCracker
10 5 (6.94%) Telindus
10 5 (6.94%) Virgin Media
10 5 (6.94%) ZTE
11 4 (5.56%) Juniper