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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 102 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 21 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 3.68% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
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£203 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £187 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £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
612 625 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.81% 25.29% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 210 196
Average daily rate £335 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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
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 1 July 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
Slough +3 8 £225 -4.25%
Newbury +3 6 - - 6
Reading +5 2 - - 1
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 67 (88.16%) GSM
2 54 (71.05%) Telecoms
3 46 (60.53%) LTE
4 42 (55.26%) Wireless
5 38 (50.00%) 4G
6 35 (46.05%) GPRS
7 29 (38.16%) 3G
8 28 (36.84%) Ericsson
8 28 (36.84%) WiMAX
9 27 (35.53%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (32.89%) VoLTE
11 24 (31.58%) C
12 22 (28.95%) Radio Access Network
13 20 (26.32%) HSPA
14 18 (23.68%) SDH
15 17 (22.37%) CDMA2000
15 17 (22.37%) MPLS
15 17 (22.37%) DSL
15 17 (22.37%) Network Planning
15 17 (22.37%) GPON
16 15 (19.74%) Huawei
17 13 (17.11%) SLA
17 13 (17.11%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (15.79%) Project Management
18 12 (15.79%) RNC
18 12 (15.79%) 2G
19 11 (14.47%) Wireshark
19 11 (14.47%) IPv6
19 11 (14.47%) HP
19 11 (14.47%) 3GPP

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (2.63%) MS Office
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 67 (88.16%) GSM
2 46 (60.53%) LTE
3 42 (55.26%) Wireless
4 38 (50.00%) 4G
5 35 (46.05%) GPRS
6 29 (38.16%) 3G
7 28 (36.84%) WiMAX
8 27 (35.53%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (32.89%) VoLTE
10 22 (28.95%) Radio Access Network
11 20 (26.32%) HSPA
12 18 (23.68%) SDH
13 17 (22.37%) CDMA2000
13 17 (22.37%) MPLS
13 17 (22.37%) DSL
13 17 (22.37%) GPON
14 12 (15.79%) 2G
14 12 (15.79%) RNC
15 11 (14.47%) IPv6
15 11 (14.47%) 3GPP
General
1 54 (71.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (11.84%) Tester
2 7 (9.21%) Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) Technical Tester
3 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
5 2 (2.63%) Network Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) Coordinator
5 2 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) RF Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) Ericsson Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (2.63%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (2.63%) RF Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (1.32%) Databuild Engineer
6 1 (1.32%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (1.32%) CS Core Engineer
6 1 (1.32%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Statistics
1 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Handset
3 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Network Planning
2 12 (15.79%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) OO
3 10 (13.16%) OOD
4 9 (11.84%) UML
4 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 8 (10.53%) Logistics
5 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (7.89%) Validation
6 6 (7.89%) Test Planning
6 6 (7.89%) Test Management
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.63%) Network Design
8 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.63%) ERP
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) C
2 10 (13.16%) C++
3 7 (9.21%) Embedded C
3 7 (9.21%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.32%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) ISEB
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) HNC
4 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Firmware
2 1 (1.32%) NDS
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Ericsson
2 15 (19.74%) Huawei
3 11 (14.47%) HP
4 8 (10.53%) Nokia
5 6 (7.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (3.95%) Actix
6 3 (3.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (3.95%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.32%) Nortel
7 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.32%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.32%) Sybase
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