The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -18.33%
LTE
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.77% 10.95% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 16
Average daily rate £393 £195 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -53.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £115 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.75 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset