The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 36 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing LTE 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.71% 1.06% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.14% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.22% 14.79% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
Average daily rate £225 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.35 £11.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.34% -59.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (100.00%) 3G
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (90.00%) 2G
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 9 (90.00%) SLA
2 9 (90.00%) Fault Management
3 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) HND
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) 4G
7 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Front Office
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
8 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (10.00%) Nokia
8 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
8 1 (10.00%) HNC
8 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
2 9 (90.00%) 2G
3 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Incident Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) NOC Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Databuild Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Fault Management
2 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (70.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) HND
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks