The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 48 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LTE 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% - 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% - 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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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 Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.50% 22.28% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB