The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 117 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.086% 0.041% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.17% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £180 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 £263
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
WCDMA
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
544 593 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.39% 24.24% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 238 209
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCDMA across the Berkshire region.

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA across the Berkshire region.

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WCDMA
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 WCDMA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 - 1 - -
WCDMA
South East

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 9 (90.00%) Sybase
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) GPRS
1 9 (90.00%) UMTS
2 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 8 (80.00%) GSM
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Solaris
2 8 (80.00%) SS7
2 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (70.00%) CDMA
4 5 (50.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) MGCP
4 5 (50.00%) H.323
4 5 (50.00%) NGN
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) GGSN
5 3 (30.00%) SGSN
6 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 2 (20.00%) VoWiFi
7 1 (10.00%) Presales
7 1 (10.00%) LTE
7 1 (10.00%) MGW
7 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

WCDMA
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) GPRS
1 9 (90.00%) UMTS
2 8 (80.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (80.00%) GSM
2 8 (80.00%) SS7
3 7 (70.00%) CDMA
4 5 (50.00%) H.323
4 5 (50.00%) MGCP
4 5 (50.00%) NGN
4 5 (50.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) GGSN
5 3 (30.00%) SGSN
6 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 2 (20.00%) VoWiFi
7 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
7 1 (10.00%) ISDN
7 1 (10.00%) ISUP
7 1 (10.00%) Megaco
7 1 (10.00%) PSTN
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Product Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Radio Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) VoLTE Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Presales
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Sybase
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft