The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS 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
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 126 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing UMTS 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.078% 0.044% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.31% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £270 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 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%

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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 UMTS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS 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 UMTS across the East of England region.

UMTS 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 UMTS across the East of England region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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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 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 2 (40.00%) ATM
1 2 (40.00%) GSM
1 2 (40.00%) SDH
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
1 2 (40.00%) Agilent
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (20.00%) Erlang
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) INAP
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) C

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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 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 2 (40.00%) ATM
1 2 (40.00%) GSM
1 2 (40.00%) SDH
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) RNC
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) INAP
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) WFM
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Erlang
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) Agilent
1 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle