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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £395
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
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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
80 124 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.71% 10.86% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 42
Average daily rate £265 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
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 £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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