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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing UMTS 10 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.43% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 1.92% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 22
Median daily rate - £290 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £263 £283
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%

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
437 574 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.81% 22.47% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 297 316
Median daily rate £400 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +11 6 - -
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) 3G
1 14 (93.33%) 4G
2 13 (86.67%) LTE
3 9 (60.00%) GSM
3 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (60.00%) 2G
4 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (46.67%) Huawei
5 7 (46.67%) Nokia
6 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
7 5 (33.33%) UTRAN
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (13.33%) VoLTE
9 2 (13.33%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (13.33%) GPRS
10 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
10 1 (6.67%) Project Management
10 1 (6.67%) Firewall
10 1 (6.67%) CCIE
10 1 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
10 1 (6.67%) VoIP
10 1 (6.67%) HTTP
10 1 (6.67%) Retail
10 1 (6.67%) French Language

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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) 3G
1 14 (93.33%) 4G
2 13 (86.67%) LTE
3 9 (60.00%) 2G
3 9 (60.00%) GSM
4 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (33.33%) UTRAN
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) GPRS
7 2 (13.33%) VoLTE
8 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
8 1 (6.67%) 5G
8 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (6.67%) Firewall
8 1 (6.67%) GGSN
8 1 (6.67%) HTTP
8 1 (6.67%) SGSN
8 1 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (6.67%) VoIP
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) 3G Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) 4G Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) LTE Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) UMTS Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Core Network Designer
7 1 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior 3G Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 1 (6.67%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (6.67%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Huawei
1 7 (46.67%) Nokia
2 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
5 1 (6.67%) Samsung