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 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 - 75 -
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.089% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.45 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +6.66%
LTE
Scotland

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
120 92 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.77% 8.18% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 39
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -28.57%
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 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