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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK / England
Rank 442 515 438
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -77
Contract jobs citing LTE 128 79 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 1.17% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 33
Median daily rate £300 £319 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -20.79%

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
6291 6724 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.45% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 3957 3888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 353 381
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +86 107 £280 -9.31% 4
London +3 8 £650 +145.28% 1
North West +23 6 £600 +122.22%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South West +8 1 - -
East of England -5 1 - -
LTE
UK

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 137 (73.26%) Telecoms
2 77 (41.18%) 3G
3 65 (34.76%) 4G
4 56 (29.95%) GSM
5 55 (29.41%) UMTS
6 52 (27.81%) Ericsson
7 48 (25.67%) 2G
8 47 (25.13%) Project Management
9 46 (24.60%) VoLTE
10 45 (24.06%) Microsoft
11 43 (22.99%) MS Excel
12 39 (20.86%) ITIL
13 38 (20.32%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (19.25%) Management Information System
14 36 (19.25%) PRINCE2
15 35 (18.72%) Remedy
16 34 (18.18%) MS Project
16 34 (18.18%) ITIL V3
16 34 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
17 32 (17.11%) Diameter Protocol
18 31 (16.58%) Linux
18 31 (16.58%) Cisco
19 30 (16.04%) VoIP
20 28 (14.97%) C++
21 27 (14.44%) Software Engineering
22 25 (13.37%) Huawei
23 22 (11.76%) RTP
23 22 (11.76%) STL
23 22 (11.76%) OO
23 22 (11.76%) PBX

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 (0.53%) Apache
1 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 34 (18.18%) MS Project
3 10 (5.35%) MS Office
4 8 (4.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 77 (41.18%) 3G
2 65 (34.76%) 4G
3 56 (29.95%) GSM
4 55 (29.41%) UMTS
5 48 (25.67%) 2G
6 46 (24.60%) VoLTE
7 38 (20.32%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
9 32 (17.11%) Diameter Protocol
10 30 (16.04%) VoIP
11 22 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
11 22 (11.76%) PBX
11 22 (11.76%) RANAP
11 22 (11.76%) RTP
12 20 (10.70%) Wireless
13 12 (6.42%) GPRS
14 11 (5.88%) WCDMA
15 9 (4.81%) UTRAN
16 8 (4.28%) Bluetooth
16 8 (4.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.07%) MS Access
2 2 (1.07%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (11.76%) GCC
1 22 (11.76%) GDB
1 22 (11.76%) Subversion
1 22 (11.76%) Trac
2 10 (5.35%) Android Studio
2 10 (5.35%) Xcode
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 137 (73.26%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.42%) Finance
3 9 (4.81%) Publishing
4 6 (3.21%) Back Office
5 5 (2.67%) Front Office
6 3 (1.60%) Billing
7 2 (1.07%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (19.25%) Project Manager
2 33 (17.65%) Voice Project Manager
3 24 (12.83%) Architect
4 23 (12.30%) Software Engineer
5 22 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 17 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
7 14 (7.49%) Analyst
7 14 (7.49%) Test Analyst
8 13 (6.95%) Optimisation Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) 3G Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) 4G Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) RAN Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) LTE Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) Telecoms Manager
10 10 (5.35%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) Consultant
11 9 (4.81%) Core Network Project Manager
11 9 (4.81%) Network Manager
11 9 (4.81%) Network Project Manager
12 8 (4.28%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (11.76%) STL
2 3 (1.60%) XML
3 2 (1.07%) WAP
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.25%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.67%) Statistics
4 3 (1.60%) Handset
4 3 (1.60%) VHDL
4 3 (1.60%) VLSI
5 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.53%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.58%) Linux
2 11 (5.88%) Android
3 6 (3.21%) Windows
4 4 (2.14%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.13%) Project Management
2 39 (20.86%) ITIL
3 36 (19.25%) PRINCE2
4 34 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 27 (14.44%) Software Engineering
6 22 (11.76%) Cross-Platform Development
6 22 (11.76%) High Availability
6 22 (11.76%) OO
7 14 (7.49%) Regression Testing
7 14 (7.49%) Test Management
8 12 (6.42%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.35%) Network Design
9 10 (5.35%) Service Design
10 9 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (4.28%) Performance Management
12 7 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.74%) Fault Management
12 7 (3.74%) Network Management
12 7 (3.74%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.97%) C++
2 11 (5.88%) Java
3 7 (3.74%) Apple Swift
3 7 (3.74%) Objective-C
4 5 (2.67%) C
4 5 (2.67%) SQL
5 4 (2.14%) Perl
6 2 (1.07%) C#
6 2 (1.07%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (6.42%) Degree
1 12 (6.42%) ISTQB
1 12 (6.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.60%) HNC
3 3 (1.60%) HND
3 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.07%) CCIE
4 2 (1.07%) CCNA
4 2 (1.07%) CCNP
4 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.07%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.60%) SLA
4 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (7.49%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.14%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.07%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 52 (27.81%) Ericsson
2 45 (24.06%) Microsoft
3 35 (18.72%) Remedy
4 31 (16.58%) Cisco
5 25 (13.37%) Huawei
6 15 (8.02%) HP
7 14 (7.49%) Nokia
8 11 (5.88%) Nokia Networks
9 9 (4.81%) Apple
10 5 (2.67%) Nortel
11 4 (2.14%) Arqiva
11 4 (2.14%) Mapinfo
11 4 (2.14%) Samsung
11 4 (2.14%) Tellabs
12 3 (1.60%) Anite
12 3 (1.60%) Citrix
12 3 (1.60%) Cramer
12 3 (1.60%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.60%) Juniper
12 3 (1.60%) Oracle
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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