The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 550 471 414
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -57
Contract jobs citing LTE 80 145 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.97% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 41
Median daily rate £422 £305 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.19% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £265 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.25 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.30 £29.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.93 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.39 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +31.52%
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8066 7349 6699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.16% 14.25% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4979 4266 3610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 451 400
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LTE across the England region.

LTE Daily Rate Trend in England

LTE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the England region.

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

LTE Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -64 36 £280 -2.60% 11
London +6 25 £588 +20.51% 1
South West +7 9 £412 - 2
North West -6 3 £330 +65.00% 1
West Midlands -24 3 £413 -
East of England +8 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £288 -
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LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for LTE.

1 149 (63.95%) Telecoms
2 144 (61.80%) 3G
3 109 (46.78%) 4G
4 76 (32.62%) 2G
5 49 (21.03%) Project Management
6 47 (20.17%) Wireless
6 47 (20.17%) Radio Access Network
7 40 (17.17%) Nokia
7 40 (17.17%) GSM
7 40 (17.17%) UMTS
8 38 (16.31%) Huawei
9 37 (15.88%) Ericsson
10 34 (14.59%) ITIL
11 30 (12.88%) C
11 30 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (11.59%) PRINCE2
12 27 (11.59%) Software Engineering
12 27 (11.59%) VoLTE
13 26 (11.16%) Microsoft
14 25 (10.73%) SLA
15 24 (10.30%) MS Excel
16 21 (9.01%) Back Office
16 21 (9.01%) Finance
17 20 (8.58%) VHDL
17 20 (8.58%) Network Planning
17 20 (8.58%) HNC
17 20 (8.58%) Embedded C
17 20 (8.58%) Embedded Software Development
18 19 (8.15%) Nokia Networks
18 19 (8.15%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.72%) MS Project
4 10 (4.29%) MS Office
5 7 (3.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.86%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.43%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (61.80%) 3G
2 109 (46.78%) 4G
3 76 (32.62%) 2G
4 47 (20.17%) Radio Access Network
4 47 (20.17%) Wireless
5 40 (17.17%) GSM
5 40 (17.17%) UMTS
6 30 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
7 27 (11.59%) VoLTE
8 18 (7.73%) Diameter Protocol
9 17 (7.30%) WLAN
10 14 (6.01%) 3GPP
11 13 (5.58%) SIGTRAN
12 12 (5.15%) INAP
13 11 (4.72%) LDAP
13 11 (4.72%) MGW
14 9 (3.86%) PPP
14 9 (3.86%) TETRA
15 7 (3.00%) RTP
15 7 (3.00%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.15%) MS Access
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.43%) GIS
4 1 (0.43%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Subversion
2 5 (2.15%) Trac
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
4 2 (0.86%) Hudson
4 2 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.86%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 149 (63.95%) Telecoms
2 21 (9.01%) Back Office
2 21 (9.01%) Finance
3 7 (3.00%) Front Office
4 4 (1.72%) Legal
5 3 (1.29%) Automotive
5 3 (1.29%) Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Electronics
5 3 (1.29%) Law
5 3 (1.29%) Retail
6 2 (0.86%) Avionics
6 2 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (11.59%) Software Engineer
2 25 (10.73%) Architect
3 21 (9.01%) Test Engineer
4 20 (8.58%) Embedded Engineer
4 20 (8.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (8.58%) Project Manager
5 19 (8.15%) VHDL Engineer
6 15 (6.44%) Radio Engineer
7 14 (6.01%) LTE Engineer
8 13 (5.58%) 3G Engineer
8 13 (5.58%) RF Engineer
9 12 (5.15%) Optimisation Engineer
10 11 (4.72%) Telecoms Manager
11 10 (4.29%) 4G Engineer
11 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.43%) Mobile Engineer
13 8 (3.43%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.43%) RF Test Engineer
14 7 (3.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.72%) SOAP
1 11 (4.72%) SPML
2 5 (2.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (2.15%) STL
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) VHDL
2 18 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.86%) PMI
6 6 (2.58%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.58%) Statistics
7 3 (1.29%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.29%) Telematics
7 3 (1.29%) User Experience
8 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.86%) Handset
8 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.86%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) CESG
9 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.30%) Linux
2 6 (2.58%) Unix
2 6 (2.58%) Windows
3 3 (1.29%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.03%) Project Management
2 34 (14.59%) ITIL
3 27 (11.59%) PRINCE2
3 27 (11.59%) Software Engineering
4 20 (8.58%) Embedded Software Development
4 20 (8.58%) Network Planning
5 18 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (7.73%) Service Delivery
6 17 (7.30%) Network Architecture
7 16 (6.87%) High Availability
8 15 (6.44%) Logistics
9 13 (5.58%) Change Management
9 13 (5.58%) Network Design
9 13 (5.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (4.72%) ITIL V3
11 10 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (3.86%) Integration Testing
12 9 (3.86%) Migration
12 9 (3.86%) Service Management
13 8 (3.43%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.88%) C
2 20 (8.58%) Embedded C
3 10 (4.29%) SQL
4 8 (3.43%) C++
5 3 (1.29%) MapBasic
6 2 (0.86%) ANSI C
6 2 (0.86%) Python
6 2 (0.86%) VB
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (8.58%) HNC
2 18 (7.73%) Degree
3 13 (5.58%) HND
4 11 (4.72%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.15%) CCNP
7 5 (2.15%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.29%) MCSE
8 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.86%) PMP
10 1 (0.43%) CCIE
10 1 (0.43%) CISSP
10 1 (0.43%) CLAS
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.15%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (3.00%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (1.29%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.86%) Netcool
5 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (17.17%) Nokia
2 38 (16.31%) Huawei
3 37 (15.88%) Ericsson
4 26 (11.16%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.15%) Cisco
5 19 (8.15%) Nokia Networks
6 17 (7.30%) Amdocs
6 17 (7.30%) Remedy
7 15 (6.44%) Mapinfo
8 13 (5.58%) BT
8 13 (5.58%) HP
9 11 (4.72%) Aruba
9 11 (4.72%) Siemens
9 11 (4.72%) Virgin Media
10 10 (4.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 10 (4.29%) Meraki
11 9 (3.86%) Cramer
11 9 (3.86%) Tellabs
12 8 (3.43%) Arqiva
12 8 (3.43%) Telindus
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Real Staffing
Rate: £43 - £47 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago