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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 48 95 63
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -32
Contract jobs citing LTE 59 30 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.92% 1.19% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 5.36% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 30
Median daily rate £185 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +12.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £314 £285
% change year-on-year
+54.58% +10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%

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
445 560 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.05% 22.25% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 287 321
Median daily rate £374 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 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 +37 38 £185 -45.18%
Slough - 1 - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 (71.11%) Telecoms
2 50 (55.56%) Project Management
3 46 (51.11%) Ericsson
4 44 (48.89%) MS Excel
4 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 40 (44.44%) VoLTE
6 39 (43.33%) Management Information System
6 39 (43.33%) Wi-Fi
7 38 (42.22%) Remedy
8 36 (40.00%) MS Project
8 36 (40.00%) ITIL
8 36 (40.00%) PRINCE2
8 36 (40.00%) ITIL V3
9 33 (36.67%) 3G
10 27 (30.00%) 4G
11 20 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
12 18 (20.00%) GSM
13 17 (18.89%) 2G
13 17 (18.89%) Android
13 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (17.78%) Android Studio
14 16 (17.78%) Service Design
14 16 (17.78%) Xcode
15 15 (16.67%) Publishing
15 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (16.67%) Apple
16 13 (14.44%) UMTS
16 13 (14.44%) Java
16 13 (14.44%) Huawei
17 12 (13.33%) Degree

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 (1.11%) Apache
1 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (48.89%) MS Excel
2 36 (40.00%) MS Project
3 6 (6.67%) MS Office
3 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 40 (44.44%) VoLTE
2 39 (43.33%) Wi-Fi
3 33 (36.67%) 3G
4 27 (30.00%) 4G
5 20 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (20.00%) GSM
7 17 (18.89%) 2G
8 13 (14.44%) UMTS
9 11 (12.22%) HSPA
9 11 (12.22%) WCDMA
10 5 (5.56%) MGW
10 5 (5.56%) UTRAN
10 5 (5.56%) Wireless
11 4 (4.44%) DWDM
12 2 (2.22%) 3GPP
12 2 (2.22%) Firewall
12 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
13 1 (1.11%) ATM
13 1 (1.11%) GPRS
13 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Android Studio
1 16 (17.78%) Xcode
General
1 64 (71.11%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.67%) Publishing
3 12 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) French Language
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Project Manager
2 36 (40.00%) Voice Project Manager
3 17 (18.89%) Architect
4 11 (12.22%) 3G Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) 4G Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Core Network Project Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Network Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
6 8 (8.89%) RAN Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Optimisation Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Radio Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) LTE Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Applications Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
9 5 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (43.33%) Management Information System
2 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Handset
5 1 (1.11%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Android
2 3 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Project Management
2 36 (40.00%) ITIL
2 36 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 36 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (17.78%) Service Design
4 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 12 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 12 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 11 (12.22%) Coaching
7 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (3.33%) Fault Management
8 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.33%) Network Planning
8 3 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.33%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) WFM
9 2 (2.22%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) Java
2 12 (13.33%) Apple Swift
2 12 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (4.44%) SQL
4 3 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.44%) HNC
2 4 (4.44%) HND
3 3 (3.33%) CCNA
3 3 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (51.11%) Ericsson
2 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 38 (42.22%) Remedy
4 15 (16.67%) Apple
5 13 (14.44%) Huawei
6 9 (10.00%) Nokia
7 7 (7.78%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (3.33%) Citrix
8 3 (3.33%) Cramer
8 3 (3.33%) HP
8 3 (3.33%) Nortel
8 3 (3.33%) Tellabs
9 2 (2.22%) Amdocs
9 2 (2.22%) Samsung
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco
10 1 (1.11%) Juniper
10 1 (1.11%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle
10 1 (1.11%) SevOne