The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £305 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -21.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 97 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.58% 9.46% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 31 38
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
LTE
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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