The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA 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 WCDMA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 71 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% - 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
WCDMA
South West

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
125 115 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.64% 13.26% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 37
Average daily rate £350 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WCDMA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Actix
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Actix
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