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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 553 522 383
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -139
Contract jobs citing LTE 75 109 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.45% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 55
Median daily rate £418 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £228 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £416 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £273 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.93% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 7
Median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.80 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.64 £101.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.14 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-4.96% +19.00%
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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
7862 7502 7569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.65% 14.16% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4861 4360 4134
Median daily rate £400 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 475 426
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £47.83 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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 -21 38 £295 +0.42% 8
London 0 22 £600 +20.00% 2
South West +6 10 £412 -1.49%
East of England +15 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £288 -
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LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 126 (66.32%) Telecoms
2 114 (60.00%) 3G
3 82 (43.16%) 4G
4 61 (32.11%) 2G
5 45 (23.68%) Project Management
6 35 (18.42%) Ericsson
6 35 (18.42%) Radio Access Network
7 33 (17.37%) Nokia
7 33 (17.37%) Wireless
8 32 (16.84%) GSM
9 31 (16.32%) ITIL
9 31 (16.32%) Huawei
10 29 (15.26%) UMTS
11 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
12 26 (13.68%) MS Excel
13 25 (13.16%) PRINCE2
14 22 (11.58%) C
14 22 (11.58%) VoLTE
15 21 (11.05%) SLA
16 20 (10.53%) Amdocs
17 19 (10.00%) Finance
17 19 (10.00%) Network Planning
18 18 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (9.47%) Remedy
19 17 (8.95%) Service Delivery
19 17 (8.95%) Logistics
19 17 (8.95%) High Availability
20 16 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 16 (8.42%) Diameter Protocol
20 16 (8.42%) Back Office

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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 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.84%) MS Project
3 11 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.26%) MS Office
5 6 (3.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.53%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (60.00%) 3G
2 82 (43.16%) 4G
3 61 (32.11%) 2G
4 35 (18.42%) Radio Access Network
5 33 (17.37%) Wireless
6 32 (16.84%) GSM
7 29 (15.26%) UMTS
8 22 (11.58%) VoLTE
9 18 (9.47%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (8.42%) Diameter Protocol
11 13 (6.84%) SIGTRAN
12 12 (6.32%) INAP
13 11 (5.79%) LDAP
13 11 (5.79%) MGW
14 10 (5.26%) WLAN
15 9 (4.74%) TETRA
15 9 (4.74%) UTRAN
16 8 (4.21%) 3GPP
17 7 (3.68%) WCDMA
18 6 (3.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.63%) MS Access
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.53%) GIS
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Subversion
2 3 (1.58%) GCC
2 3 (1.58%) GDB
2 3 (1.58%) JIRA
2 3 (1.58%) Trac
3 2 (1.05%) Hudson
3 2 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.05%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.53%) Robot Framework
General
1 126 (66.32%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.00%) Finance
3 16 (8.42%) Back Office
4 7 (3.68%) Front Office
5 5 (2.63%) Billing
5 5 (2.63%) Legal
6 3 (1.58%) Automotive
6 3 (1.58%) Electronics
6 3 (1.58%) Law
6 3 (1.58%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Avionics
7 2 (1.05%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (13.16%) Architect
2 17 (8.95%) Project Manager
2 17 (8.95%) Test Engineer
3 14 (7.37%) Software Engineer
4 13 (6.84%) Radio Engineer
5 12 (6.32%) 3G Engineer
5 12 (6.32%) LTE Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 10 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
7 9 (4.74%) 4G Engineer
7 9 (4.74%) Optimisation Engineer
7 9 (4.74%) RF Engineer
7 9 (4.74%) VHDL Engineer
8 8 (4.21%) Mobile Engineer
9 7 (3.68%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) RAN Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) Service Desk Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.79%) SOAP
1 11 (5.79%) SPML
2 3 (1.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (1.58%) STL
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.84%) VHDL
3 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.68%) PMI
5 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.16%) Statistics
6 5 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.11%) VLSI
8 3 (1.58%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.58%) Telematics
9 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.05%) Handset
9 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.05%) PKI
10 1 (0.53%) CESG
10 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.79%) Linux
2 5 (2.63%) Windows
3 4 (2.11%) Unix
4 3 (1.58%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.68%) Project Management
2 31 (16.32%) ITIL
3 25 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 19 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 17 (8.95%) High Availability
5 17 (8.95%) Logistics
5 17 (8.95%) Service Delivery
6 16 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering
8 13 (6.84%) Change Management
8 13 (6.84%) Embedded Software Development
8 13 (6.84%) ITIL V3
8 13 (6.84%) Network Architecture
8 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (6.32%) Network Design
10 9 (4.74%) Integration Testing
11 8 (4.21%) Migration
11 8 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.21%) Validation
12 7 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.58%) C
2 11 (5.79%) Embedded C
3 10 (5.26%) C++
4 9 (4.74%) SQL
5 3 (1.58%) Python
6 2 (1.05%) ANSI C
6 2 (1.05%) MapBasic
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.53%) Java
7 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.42%) HNC
2 13 (6.84%) Degree
3 9 (4.74%) HND
3 9 (4.74%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.58%) MCSE
6 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.05%) PMP
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) CLAS
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.05%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) NSN NetAct
2 8 (4.21%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (1.58%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.05%) Netcool
5 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (18.42%) Ericsson
2 33 (17.37%) Nokia
3 31 (16.32%) Huawei
4 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
5 20 (10.53%) Amdocs
6 18 (9.47%) Remedy
7 16 (8.42%) Mapinfo
8 15 (7.89%) Nokia Networks
9 14 (7.37%) Cisco
10 10 (5.26%) BT
11 9 (4.74%) Cramer
11 9 (4.74%) Tellabs
12 8 (4.21%) Siemens
12 8 (4.21%) Virgin Media
13 7 (3.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (3.68%) Anite
14 6 (3.16%) Citrix
14 6 (3.16%) Nortel
15 5 (2.63%) Juniper
15 5 (2.63%) NetCracker
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford
TRG
Rate: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago