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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 103 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing UMTS 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.078% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 0.37% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £388 £225 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £225 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £145 £258
% change year-on-year
+210.34% -43.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
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
500 537 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.03% 21.08% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 290 276
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 15
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +7 4 - - 1
Newbury +8 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £325 - 1
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 10 (83.33%) 3G
1 10 (83.33%) 4G
2 9 (75.00%) LTE
3 8 (66.67%) GSM
4 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 6 (50.00%) 2G
6 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (33.33%) Huawei
8 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
8 3 (25.00%) Nokia
8 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) UTRAN
9 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) GPRS
9 2 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (8.33%) Retail
10 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
10 1 (8.33%) GGSN
10 1 (8.33%) SGSN
10 1 (8.33%) Wireless
10 1 (8.33%) Back Office
10 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
10 1 (8.33%) VoIP
10 1 (8.33%) HTTP
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (8.33%) CCIE

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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) 3G
1 10 (83.33%) 4G
2 9 (75.00%) LTE
3 8 (66.67%) GSM
4 6 (50.00%) 2G
5 5 (41.67%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (25.00%) UTRAN
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) GPRS
7 2 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (8.33%) 5G
8 1 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (8.33%) Firewall
8 1 (8.33%) GGSN
8 1 (8.33%) HTTP
8 1 (8.33%) ISUP
8 1 (8.33%) SCCP
8 1 (8.33%) SGSN
8 1 (8.33%) SS7
8 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 3G Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Core Network Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Controller
5 1 (8.33%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Radio Design Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior 3G Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Huawei
2 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
4 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Samsung