The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 57 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing LTE 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.20% 0.65% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.34% 7.69% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£261 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £395
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.54% 8.48% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 30
Average daily rate £388 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 12 (70.59%) UMTS
2 12 (70.59%) GPRS
2 12 (70.59%) GSM
3 11 (64.71%) Degree
4 10 (58.82%) WCDMA
5 9 (52.94%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Electronics
7 6 (35.29%) SMS
8 5 (29.41%) ISEB
9 4 (23.53%) 3G
9 4 (23.53%) 3GPP
9 4 (23.53%) Validation
10 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
10 3 (17.65%) NSN NetAct
10 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (17.65%) 4G
11 2 (11.76%) Change Control
11 2 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
11 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (11.76%) SGSN
11 2 (11.76%) ISUP
11 2 (11.76%) SCCP
11 2 (11.76%) INAP
11 2 (11.76%) Agilent
11 2 (11.76%) Billing

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) UMTS
1 12 (70.59%) GPRS
1 12 (70.59%) GSM
2 10 (58.82%) WCDMA
3 6 (35.29%) SMS
4 4 (23.53%) 3G
4 4 (23.53%) 3GPP
5 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
5 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (17.65%) 4G
6 2 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (11.76%) SGSN
6 2 (11.76%) ISUP
6 2 (11.76%) SCCP
6 2 (11.76%) INAP
6 2 (11.76%) SS7
6 2 (11.76%) 2G
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) IPsec
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Billing
4 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Defect Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Tcl
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CWNA
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (11.76%) Agilent
2 1 (5.88%) Anite
2 1 (5.88%) Huawei
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Tektronix
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