The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 37 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Contract jobs citing LTE 126 55 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.54% 2.07% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.21% 8.70% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 9
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£290 £175 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £135 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £276 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.71% -7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
732 632 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.39% 23.78% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 225 200
Average daily rate £325 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 17
Average hourly rate £36.75 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.64% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

LTE Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 35 £313 +7.75% 4
Slough +3 13 £438 +224.07% 2
Newbury +1 13 £290 +65.71%
Bracknell +5 7 £425 - 1
Maidenhead -4 3 £363 +22.88%
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LTE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LTE.

1 138 (71.50%) 3G
2 121 (62.69%) Telecoms
3 114 (59.07%) 4G
4 85 (44.04%) Radio Access Network
5 76 (39.38%) 2G
6 52 (26.94%) Wireless
6 52 (26.94%) VoLTE
7 48 (24.87%) GSM
8 46 (23.83%) Ericsson
9 37 (19.17%) Nokia
9 37 (19.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 35 (18.13%) UMTS
11 31 (16.06%) C
12 29 (15.03%) 3GPP
13 25 (12.95%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (11.92%) WiMAX
15 22 (11.40%) Huawei
16 21 (10.88%) Degree
16 21 (10.88%) Network Planning
16 21 (10.88%) NSN NetAct
16 21 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (10.88%) GPRS
16 21 (10.88%) UNIX
17 19 (9.84%) Validation
18 18 (9.33%) SDH
19 17 (8.81%) Linux
19 17 (8.81%) Project Management
20 15 (7.77%) HSPA
20 15 (7.77%) GPON
20 15 (7.77%) Actix

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LTE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.18%) MS Office
3 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 138 (71.50%) 3G
2 114 (59.07%) 4G
3 85 (44.04%) Radio Access Network
4 76 (39.38%) 2G
5 52 (26.94%) Wireless
5 52 (26.94%) VoLTE
6 48 (24.87%) GSM
7 35 (18.13%) UMTS
8 29 (15.03%) 3GPP
9 25 (12.95%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (11.92%) WiMAX
11 21 (10.88%) GPRS
12 18 (9.33%) SDH
13 15 (7.77%) VoIP
13 15 (7.77%) CDMA2000
13 15 (7.77%) MPLS
13 15 (7.77%) DSL
13 15 (7.77%) HSPA
13 15 (7.77%) GPON
14 12 (6.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 121 (62.69%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.70%) Finance
3 9 (4.66%) Electronics
4 7 (3.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (12.95%) Test Engineer
2 17 (8.81%) RAN Engineer
3 15 (7.77%) Design Engineer
4 14 (7.25%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.18%) Architect
7 9 (4.66%) Delivery Project Manager
7 9 (4.66%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (4.66%) Radio Engineer
8 7 (3.63%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.11%) Build Manager
9 6 (3.11%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) Deployment Manager
9 6 (3.11%) Senior Design Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Databuild Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Transmission Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Deployment Project Manager
10 5 (2.59%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Coordinator
11 4 (2.07%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) XML
2 2 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.11%) Replication
3 6 (3.11%) PKI
4 5 (2.59%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.07%) Economics
6 3 (1.55%) GIS
7 2 (1.04%) Handset
7 2 (1.04%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
8 1 (0.52%) VHDL
8 1 (0.52%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.88%) UNIX
2 17 (8.81%) Linux
3 9 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.07%) VMS
5 3 (1.55%) Solaris
6 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.88%) Network Planning
2 19 (9.84%) Validation
3 17 (8.81%) Project Management
4 14 (7.25%) Network Architecture
5 11 (5.70%) Network Design
6 10 (5.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (4.15%) Software Engineering
7 8 (4.15%) Software Testing
8 7 (3.63%) Test Scripting
8 7 (3.63%) OOD
8 7 (3.63%) Line Management
9 6 (3.11%) Test Planning
9 6 (3.11%) UML
9 6 (3.11%) OO
10 5 (2.59%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.59%) Test Strategy
11 4 (2.07%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.07%) SWOT Analysis
11 4 (2.07%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.06%) C
2 10 (5.18%) Perl
3 9 (4.66%) C++
4 7 (3.63%) SQL
4 7 (3.63%) Embedded C
5 6 (3.11%) Embedded C++
6 3 (1.55%) Python
7 2 (1.04%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (10.88%) Degree
2 8 (4.15%) ISEB
3 6 (3.11%) HNC
3 6 (3.11%) HND
4 5 (2.59%) CCNP
4 5 (2.59%) CCNA
4 5 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.04%) CCA
5 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) PgMP
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (10.88%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (23.83%) Ericsson
2 37 (19.17%) Nokia
2 37 (19.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 22 (11.40%) Huawei
4 15 (7.77%) Actix
5 13 (6.74%) Cramer
6 12 (6.22%) Amdocs
7 9 (4.66%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.59%) Siemens
8 5 (2.59%) HP
9 4 (2.07%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.07%) Remedy
10 3 (1.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (1.55%) Mapinfo
11 2 (1.04%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.04%) NetHawk
11 2 (1.04%) SAP
11 2 (1.04%) Cisco
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle
12 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
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