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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK / England
Rank 482 508 415
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -93
Contract jobs citing LTE 97 104 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.50% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 55
Median daily rate £550 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £438 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £279
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +16.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £32.50 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%

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
6241 6916 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4152 4004
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 296 431
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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

LTE
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 February 2017.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in England

LTE
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

LTE
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 February 2017.

LTE Hourly Rate Histogram in England

LTE
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 February 2017. 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 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 +28 75 £270 -13.60% 3
London +26 16 £650 +145.28%
North West +25 4 £600 +200.00%
South West +12 1 £375 - 1
LTE
UK

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 139 (69.85%) Telecoms
2 79 (39.70%) 3G
3 72 (36.18%) 4G
4 63 (31.66%) GSM
5 59 (29.65%) UMTS
6 56 (28.14%) Ericsson
7 54 (27.14%) Project Management
8 52 (26.13%) VoLTE
9 51 (25.63%) 2G
10 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
11 45 (22.61%) MS Excel
12 40 (20.10%) Diameter Protocol
13 38 (19.10%) ITIL
13 38 (19.10%) Wi-Fi
13 38 (19.10%) Radio Access Network
14 37 (18.59%) Management Information System
14 37 (18.59%) PRINCE2
15 36 (18.09%) Remedy
16 35 (17.59%) MS Project
16 35 (17.59%) ITIL V3
17 33 (16.58%) VoIP
18 32 (16.08%) Cisco
18 32 (16.08%) Linux
19 28 (14.07%) Software Engineering
19 28 (14.07%) Huawei
20 25 (12.56%) C++
21 24 (12.06%) PBX
21 24 (12.06%) RANAP
22 23 (11.56%) Subversion
22 23 (11.56%) GCC

LTE
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 (0.50%) Apache
1 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (22.61%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.59%) MS Project
3 10 (5.03%) MS Office
4 8 (4.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 79 (39.70%) 3G
2 72 (36.18%) 4G
3 63 (31.66%) GSM
4 59 (29.65%) UMTS
5 52 (26.13%) VoLTE
6 51 (25.63%) 2G
7 40 (20.10%) Diameter Protocol
8 38 (19.10%) Radio Access Network
8 38 (19.10%) Wi-Fi
9 33 (16.58%) VoIP
10 24 (12.06%) PBX
10 24 (12.06%) RANAP
11 23 (11.56%) Asterisk PBX
11 23 (11.56%) RTP
12 18 (9.05%) Wireless
13 15 (7.54%) WCDMA
14 14 (7.04%) GPRS
15 13 (6.53%) HSPA
16 11 (5.53%) GGSN
17 10 (5.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.51%) MS Access
3 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (11.56%) GCC
1 23 (11.56%) GDB
1 23 (11.56%) Subversion
1 23 (11.56%) Trac
2 16 (8.04%) Android Studio
2 16 (8.04%) Xcode
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
General
1 139 (69.85%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.54%) Finance
2 15 (7.54%) Publishing
3 8 (4.02%) Back Office
4 7 (3.52%) Front Office
5 2 (1.01%) French Language
5 2 (1.01%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (18.59%) Project Manager
2 34 (17.09%) Voice Project Manager
3 26 (13.07%) Architect
4 24 (12.06%) Software Engineer
5 23 (11.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) Radio Engineer
7 14 (7.04%) Analyst
7 14 (7.04%) Test Analyst
8 13 (6.53%) Optimisation Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) 3G Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) 4G Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) RAN Engineer
9 12 (6.03%) Test Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) LTE Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Mobile Architect
11 10 (5.03%) Core Network Project Manager
11 10 (5.03%) Network Manager
11 10 (5.03%) Network Project Manager
12 9 (4.52%) Consultant
12 9 (4.52%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (11.56%) STL
2 4 (2.01%) XML
3 2 (1.01%) WAP
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.59%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.51%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.51%) Handset
5 1 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.08%) Linux
2 17 (8.54%) Android
3 8 (4.02%) Windows
4 5 (2.51%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.14%) Project Management
2 38 (19.10%) ITIL
3 37 (18.59%) PRINCE2
4 35 (17.59%) ITIL V3
5 28 (14.07%) Software Engineering
6 23 (11.56%) Cross-Platform Development
6 23 (11.56%) OO
7 19 (9.55%) High Availability
7 19 (9.55%) Problem Management
8 16 (8.04%) Service Design
8 16 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.04%) Regression Testing
9 14 (7.04%) Test Management
10 12 (6.03%) Coaching
10 12 (6.03%) Mobile Development
10 12 (6.03%) Network Design
11 9 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.52%) Multithreading
11 9 (4.52%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.56%) C++
2 16 (8.04%) Java
3 12 (6.03%) Apple Swift
3 12 (6.03%) Objective-C
4 6 (3.02%) SQL
5 5 (2.51%) Perl
6 2 (1.01%) C#
6 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (8.54%) Degree
2 12 (6.03%) ISTQB
2 12 (6.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.01%) HNC
4 4 (2.01%) HND
5 3 (1.51%) CCNA
5 3 (1.51%) CCNP
5 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.01%) CCIE
6 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.01%) PMP
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) QA
2 8 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.01%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (7.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.51%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 56 (28.14%) Ericsson
2 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
3 36 (18.09%) Remedy
4 32 (16.08%) Cisco
5 28 (14.07%) Huawei
6 17 (8.54%) Nokia
7 15 (7.54%) Apple
7 15 (7.54%) HP
8 11 (5.53%) Nokia Networks
9 5 (2.51%) Nortel
9 5 (2.51%) Samsung
10 4 (2.01%) Arqiva
10 4 (2.01%) Tellabs
11 3 (1.51%) Citrix
11 3 (1.51%) Cramer
11 3 (1.51%) Greenplum
11 3 (1.51%) Oracle
12 2 (1.01%) BT
12 2 (1.01%) Mapinfo
13 1 (0.50%) NEC
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