The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 67 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing LTE 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 0.095% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 0.68% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £340
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -16.47%
LTE
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.60% 14.00% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 40
Average daily rate £330 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £464 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Chesham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Amersham - - - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (100.00%) GSM
1 12 (100.00%) UMTS
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (50.00%) 2G
3 6 (50.00%) 3G
4 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) MS Access
4 5 (41.67%) GPRS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (33.33%) Release Management
5 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) 4G
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
6 3 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (25.00%) Mapinfo
6 3 (25.00%) Netcool
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) GSM
1 12 (100.00%) UMTS
2 6 (50.00%) 2G
2 6 (50.00%) 3G
3 5 (41.67%) GPRS
4 4 (33.33%) 4G
5 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MS Access
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 3 (25.00%) RF Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
1 3 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (25.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle