The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 496 431 447
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +16
Contract jobs citing LTE 100 164 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 2.32% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 23
Average daily rate £320 £285 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £131 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £279 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.59% -17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
LTE
UK

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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -22 61 £320 +13.27% 8
London +8 13 £265 -36.71% 2
East of England +4 7 £450 - 2
West Midlands -20 6 £275 -10.56%
South West +5 5 £325 -1.51% 1
North West -21 2 £200 - 1
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LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LTE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LTE.

1 128 (64.00%) 3G
2 122 (61.00%) Telecoms
3 80 (40.00%) 4G
4 70 (35.00%) 2G
5 52 (26.00%) Radio Access Network
6 45 (22.50%) Huawei
7 42 (21.00%) GSM
8 41 (20.50%) Ericsson
9 36 (18.00%) UMTS
10 32 (16.00%) VoLTE
11 30 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (14.50%) Project Management
13 27 (13.50%) Wireless
14 25 (12.50%) 3GPP
15 23 (11.50%) ITIL
16 22 (11.00%) Cisco
16 22 (11.00%) Nokia
16 22 (11.00%) Network Planning
17 21 (10.50%) RNC
17 21 (10.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 20 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (10.00%) Linux
18 20 (10.00%) GPRS
19 18 (9.00%) SLA
19 18 (9.00%) Software Engineering
20 17 (8.50%) Degree
20 17 (8.50%) CCNP
20 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
21 15 (7.50%) Diameter Protocol
21 15 (7.50%) Network Design

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LTE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.50%) MS Office
2 11 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.50%) MS Project
4 6 (3.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 128 (64.00%) 3G
2 80 (40.00%) 4G
3 70 (35.00%) 2G
4 52 (26.00%) Radio Access Network
5 42 (21.00%) GSM
6 36 (18.00%) UMTS
7 32 (16.00%) VoLTE
8 30 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
9 27 (13.50%) Wireless
10 25 (12.50%) 3GPP
11 21 (10.50%) RNC
12 20 (10.00%) GPRS
13 15 (7.50%) Diameter Protocol
14 14 (7.00%) VoIP
14 14 (7.00%) WCDMA
15 12 (6.00%) HSPA
16 11 (5.50%) MPLS
16 11 (5.50%) RANAP
16 11 (5.50%) RTP
17 10 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) GIS
3 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Subversion
1 8 (4.00%) Trac
2 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 122 (61.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.00%) Back Office
3 11 (5.50%) Finance
4 4 (2.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.00%) Banking
6 2 (1.00%) German Language
6 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (10.50%) LTE Engineer
2 19 (9.50%) RAN Engineer
3 18 (9.00%) Software Engineer
4 16 (8.00%) Optimisation Engineer
5 15 (7.50%) Design Engineer
6 13 (6.50%) Architect
6 13 (6.50%) Test Engineer
7 12 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 12 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.00%) Transmission Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Back Office Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Designer
9 10 (5.00%) Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) 3G Engineer
10 8 (4.00%) Field Engineer
10 8 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (4.00%) Radio Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Telecoms Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) Databuild Engineer
12 6 (3.00%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (4.00%) STL
2 7 (3.50%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.50%) WAP
3 5 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.00%) Handset
3 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.00%) VHDL
4 7 (3.50%) PMI
5 5 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.50%) User Experience
6 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.50%) Statistics
8 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.00%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.50%) BBC
9 1 (0.50%) CESG
9 1 (0.50%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.50%) iDTV
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.00%) Linux
2 10 (5.00%) Unix
3 3 (1.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Debian
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.50%) Project Management
2 23 (11.50%) ITIL
3 22 (11.00%) Network Planning
4 18 (9.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (7.50%) Network Design
6 14 (7.00%) PRINCE2
7 13 (6.50%) Network Architecture
8 12 (6.00%) High Availability
9 11 (5.50%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.50%) Fault Management
10 10 (5.00%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.00%) Network Management
11 8 (4.00%) OO
12 7 (3.50%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.50%) Validation
13 6 (3.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (3.00%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (3.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.50%) C
1 11 (5.50%) C++
2 6 (3.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (3.00%) Java
3 4 (2.00%) SQL
4 1 (0.50%) ANSI C
4 1 (0.50%) C#
4 1 (0.50%) Erlang
4 1 (0.50%) MapBasic
4 1 (0.50%) Perl
4 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (8.50%) CCNP
2 17 (8.50%) Degree
3 13 (6.50%) CCNA
4 9 (4.50%) HND
5 8 (4.00%) HNC
5 8 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) CWNA
9 1 (0.50%) CCIE
9 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) ISEB
9 1 (0.50%) MCSA
9 1 (0.50%) MCSE
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.00%) SLA
2 8 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.00%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.50%) Iperf
2 3 (1.50%) MOM
3 2 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.50%) OpenView
4 1 (0.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 45 (22.50%) Huawei
2 41 (20.50%) Ericsson
3 22 (11.00%) Cisco
3 22 (11.00%) Nokia
4 21 (10.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 13 (6.50%) Mapinfo
5 13 (6.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.50%) BT
6 11 (5.50%) HP
7 10 (5.00%) Nortel
8 8 (4.00%) Actix
8 8 (4.00%) Aruba
8 8 (4.00%) Meraki
9 7 (3.50%) NEC
10 6 (3.00%) Amdocs
11 5 (2.50%) Anite
11 5 (2.50%) Cramer
12 4 (2.00%) Citrix
12 4 (2.00%) Remedy
12 4 (2.00%) VMware
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Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 14 days ago
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