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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 125 129 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Contract jobs citing LTE 3 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.39% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 3.10% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £284 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
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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
446 387 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.84% 12.59% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 160 128
Average daily rate £325 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 34 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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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

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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 27 April 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 +1 3 £325 -1.88%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (100.00%) 3G
2 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) 2G
3 6 (60.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) 4G
4 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (40.00%) 3GPP
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) GSM
7 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Huawei
7 2 (20.00%) Electronics

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
2 7 (70.00%) 2G
3 5 (50.00%) 4G
3 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) 3GPP
5 3 (30.00%) GSM
6 2 (20.00%) GPRS
7 1 (10.00%) LDAP
7 1 (10.00%) SNMP
7 1 (10.00%) SS7
7 1 (10.00%) Telnet
7 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (20.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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