The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 86 113 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing UMTS 48 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 0.62% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 2.58% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 3
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£283 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.09% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £410 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £410 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
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
766 658 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.25% 24.17% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 248 182
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

UMTS Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Newbury - 29 £283 - 4
Reading -8 3 - -
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 54 (93.10%) GSM
2 43 (74.14%) Telecoms
3 33 (56.90%) Wireless
4 32 (55.17%) LTE
5 28 (48.28%) 4G
6 24 (41.38%) WiMAX
7 22 (37.93%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (36.21%) Ericsson
9 20 (34.48%) SDH
9 20 (34.48%) Radio Access Network
10 19 (32.76%) GPRS
10 19 (32.76%) 3G
11 18 (31.03%) C
12 16 (27.59%) CDMA2000
12 16 (27.59%) HSPA
12 16 (27.59%) Network Planning
13 15 (25.86%) GPON
13 15 (25.86%) VoLTE
13 15 (25.86%) MPLS
13 15 (25.86%) DSL
14 14 (24.14%) Project Management
15 13 (22.41%) SLA
15 13 (22.41%) Huawei
16 9 (15.52%) 2G
17 8 (13.79%) Logistics
17 8 (13.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 7 (12.07%) VCP4
18 7 (12.07%) RNC
18 7 (12.07%) Degree
19 6 (10.34%) C++

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 54 (93.10%) GSM
2 33 (56.90%) Wireless
3 32 (55.17%) LTE
4 28 (48.28%) 4G
5 24 (41.38%) WiMAX
6 22 (37.93%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (34.48%) SDH
7 20 (34.48%) Radio Access Network
8 19 (32.76%) GPRS
8 19 (32.76%) 3G
9 16 (27.59%) CDMA2000
9 16 (27.59%) HSPA
10 15 (25.86%) MPLS
10 15 (25.86%) DSL
10 15 (25.86%) VoLTE
10 15 (25.86%) GPON
11 9 (15.52%) 2G
12 7 (12.07%) RNC
13 6 (10.34%) CDMA
14 5 (8.62%) 3GPP
General
1 43 (74.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (5.17%) Analyst
1 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
1 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
1 3 (5.17%) RAN Engineer
1 3 (5.17%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (3.45%) Tester
2 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
2 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
2 2 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (3.45%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Project Controller
3 1 (1.72%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Microwave Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) RF Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Statistics
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) DTV
2 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Network Planning
2 14 (24.14%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Logistics
4 6 (10.34%) UML
4 6 (10.34%) OO
4 6 (10.34%) OOD
5 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.72%) Line Management
9 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.72%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) C
2 6 (10.34%) C++
3 5 (8.62%) Embedded C
3 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
1 7 (12.07%) VCP4
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) HNC
3 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Ericsson
2 13 (22.41%) Huawei
3 8 (13.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (6.90%) Nokia
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) Actix
6 2 (3.45%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) Nortel
6 2 (3.45%) Cramer
7 1 (1.72%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) Sybase
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