The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £378
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -16.47%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.65% 10.85% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 39
Average daily rate £320 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh