The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 113 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing UMTS 2 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.091% 0.79% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 3.70% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £275 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +6.55%
UMTS
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
460 540 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.91% 21.43% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 279 236
Median daily rate £363 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UMTS across the Berkshire region.

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the Berkshire region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

UMTS
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 UMTS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 +20 1 - -
Slough 0 1 £275 -12.00% 1
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 8 (100.00%) GSM
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) Huawei
3 4 (50.00%) 2G
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) UTRAN
5 2 (25.00%) VoWiFi
5 2 (25.00%) VoLTE
5 2 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (25.00%) CDMA
5 2 (25.00%) GPRS
5 2 (25.00%) WCDMA
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) SS7
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) ISUP
6 1 (12.50%) SCCP
6 1 (12.50%) H.323
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) Megaco
6 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) Windows NT

UMTS
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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
2 5 (62.50%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (50.00%) 2G
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) 4G
4 3 (37.50%) UTRAN
5 2 (25.00%) CDMA
5 2 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (25.00%) GPRS
5 2 (25.00%) ISUP
5 2 (25.00%) SS7
5 2 (25.00%) VoLTE
5 2 (25.00%) VoWiFi
5 2 (25.00%) WCDMA
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) GGSN
6 1 (12.50%) MGW
6 1 (12.50%) NGN
6 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Core Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) GSM Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IP Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) VoLTE Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Presales
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle