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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 100 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing UMTS 25 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.90% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.36% 3.40% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £223 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £299 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £266 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -14.08%
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
574 648 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.88% 26.48% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 244 230
Average daily rate £335 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 29
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 12 £310 - 1
Slough +9 9 £225 -4.25%
Reading -10 2 £125 -59.67% 3
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (78.26%) GSM
2 31 (67.39%) Telecoms
3 29 (63.04%) GPRS
4 28 (60.87%) LTE
5 19 (41.30%) 3G
6 17 (36.96%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (36.96%) 4G
6 17 (36.96%) VoLTE
7 16 (34.78%) Wireshark
7 16 (34.78%) Wireless
8 15 (32.61%) HP
9 13 (28.26%) Diameter Protocol
10 12 (26.09%) RNC
11 11 (23.91%) Ericsson
11 11 (23.91%) Validation
11 11 (23.91%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (23.91%) Test Management
11 11 (23.91%) Test Planning
11 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
12 9 (19.57%) HSDPA
12 9 (19.57%) 3GPP
13 8 (17.39%) 2G
13 8 (17.39%) WiMAX
14 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
14 7 (15.22%) Degree
14 7 (15.22%) HSPA
14 7 (15.22%) IPv6
14 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (15.22%) Nokia
14 7 (15.22%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) GSM
2 29 (63.04%) GPRS
3 28 (60.87%) LTE
4 19 (41.30%) 3G
5 17 (36.96%) 4G
5 17 (36.96%) VoLTE
6 16 (34.78%) Wireless
6 16 (34.78%) Wireshark
7 13 (28.26%) Diameter Protocol
8 12 (26.09%) RNC
9 9 (19.57%) HSDPA
9 9 (19.57%) 3GPP
10 8 (17.39%) 2G
10 8 (17.39%) WiMAX
11 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (15.22%) IPv6
11 7 (15.22%) HSPA
12 6 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (13.04%) NAS
12 6 (13.04%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 31 (67.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Tester
2 11 (23.91%) Technical Tester
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) RF Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) RF Optimisation Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Core Network Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Databuild Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Handset
2 2 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Solaris
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Validation
1 11 (23.91%) Test Management
1 11 (23.91%) Requirements Analysis
1 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
1 11 (23.91%) Test Planning
2 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
3 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Network Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) OO
4 4 (8.70%) OOD
5 3 (6.52%) ERP
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.52%) UML
5 3 (6.52%) V-Model
5 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) System Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C
2 4 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) HNC
4 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) HP
2 11 (23.91%) Ericsson
3 7 (15.22%) Nokia
4 5 (10.87%) Huawei
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) Sybase
6 3 (6.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.17%) Nortel
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