The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 122 126 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing LTE 6 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.088% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 0.62% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.45 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +6.66%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
364 323 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 14.16% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 157 170
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £235 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 57
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.65 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +4 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - - 5
Suffolk - - - -
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England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 7 (53.85%) 2G
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Wireless
5 5 (38.46%) 4G
5 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) C
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) Validation
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) GSM
6 4 (30.77%) 3GPP
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
6 4 (30.77%) GPRS
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Electronics
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 7 (53.85%) 2G
3 6 (46.15%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) 4G
4 5 (38.46%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (38.46%) GSM
5 4 (30.77%) 3GPP
5 4 (30.77%) GPRS
6 2 (15.38%) UMTS
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
7 1 (7.69%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Erlang
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Nortel
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) Agilent
3 2 (15.38%) Huawei
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Siemens
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