The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 185 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing UMTS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £345 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 698 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 449 519
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) Broadband
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) RapidMiner
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) RNC
4 1 (16.67%) Neural Network
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) WFM

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LTE
1 4 (66.67%) Broadband
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) GSM
2 2 (33.33%) SDH
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Neural Network
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (16.67%) RapidMiner