The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 71 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.91% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £78.75 £35.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+121.83% -18.85%
UMTS
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
178 157 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.67% 15.24% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 65 39
Average daily rate £330 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £454 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -22.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.99 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

UMTS
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 UMTS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 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 - - - -
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (86.67%) GSM
2 13 (86.67%) LTE
3 8 (53.33%) 3G
3 8 (53.33%) 2G
4 6 (40.00%) 4G
5 5 (33.33%) GPRS
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) MS Access
5 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
7 3 (20.00%) Greenplum
7 3 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Mapinfo
7 3 (20.00%) Netcool
8 2 (13.33%) VBA
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) Network Design
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Logistics
8 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Validation

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) GSM
1 13 (86.67%) LTE
2 8 (53.33%) 3G
2 8 (53.33%) 2G
3 6 (40.00%) 4G
4 5 (33.33%) GPRS
5 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (93.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Operations Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (20.00%) RF Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Netcool
1 3 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 3 (20.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (20.00%) Greenplum
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle