The table below looks at the statistics for UTRAN 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 UTRAN over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 65 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.49% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 4.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £238 £235
% change year-on-year
- +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.50
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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
102 61 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.50% 9.89% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 33 39
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 £155 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

UTRAN 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 UTRAN across the Bristol region.

UTRAN Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN.

1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks