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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 562 530 375
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -155
Contract jobs citing LTE 53 113 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 1.57% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 52
Median daily rate £281 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £259 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £309 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £14.00 £27.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £48.50 £57.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +12.14%
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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
7672 7204 7787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.42% 13.85% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4722 4187 4376
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 500 443
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -24 37 £290 -7.20% 7
London -12 9 £269 -43.42% 1
South West 0 2 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £288 -
North West - 1 - -
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LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 97 (66.90%) Telecoms
2 80 (55.17%) 3G
3 74 (51.03%) 4G
4 52 (35.86%) 2G
5 35 (24.14%) GSM
6 33 (22.76%) UMTS
7 32 (22.07%) Huawei
7 32 (22.07%) Radio Access Network
8 30 (20.69%) Ericsson
8 30 (20.69%) Nokia
9 26 (17.93%) Project Management
10 25 (17.24%) ITIL
11 24 (16.55%) Wireless
12 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
13 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
13 19 (13.10%) High Availability
14 18 (12.41%) Diameter Protocol
14 18 (12.41%) PRINCE2
15 16 (11.03%) VoLTE
15 16 (11.03%) Nokia Networks
16 15 (10.34%) Remedy
16 15 (10.34%) Finance
17 14 (9.66%) Back Office
17 14 (9.66%) Management Information System
17 14 (9.66%) HNC
18 13 (8.97%) C++
18 13 (8.97%) Cisco
18 13 (8.97%) Mapinfo
18 13 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 12 (8.28%) Tellabs

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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 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.83%) MS Office
3 7 (4.83%) MS Project
3 7 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.69%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (55.17%) 3G
2 74 (51.03%) 4G
3 52 (35.86%) 2G
4 35 (24.14%) GSM
5 33 (22.76%) UMTS
6 32 (22.07%) Radio Access Network
7 24 (16.55%) Wireless
8 18 (12.41%) Diameter Protocol
9 16 (11.03%) VoLTE
10 11 (7.59%) SIGTRAN
11 10 (6.90%) INAP
11 10 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (6.21%) LDAP
12 9 (6.21%) MGW
12 9 (6.21%) TETRA
12 9 (6.21%) UTRAN
12 9 (6.21%) WCDMA
13 8 (5.52%) PBX
13 8 (5.52%) RTP
13 8 (5.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.14%) MS Access
3 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) GCC
1 7 (4.83%) GDB
1 7 (4.83%) Subversion
1 7 (4.83%) Trac
2 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 97 (66.90%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.34%) Finance
3 14 (9.66%) Back Office
4 5 (3.45%) Billing
4 5 (3.45%) Front Office
5 4 (2.76%) Legal
6 3 (2.07%) Automotive
7 2 (1.38%) Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (14.48%) Architect
2 13 (8.97%) Test Engineer
3 12 (8.28%) Radio Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 9 (6.21%) 4G Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) LTE Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) Telecoms Manager
6 8 (5.52%) 3G Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) RAN Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (5.52%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Mobile Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Optimisation Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.14%) RF Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Telecoms Architect
9 5 (3.45%) Mobile Designer
9 5 (3.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) SOAP
1 9 (6.21%) SPML
2 7 (4.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (4.83%) STL
3 2 (1.38%) WAP
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.14%) Statistics
4 5 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.45%) VHDL
5 4 (2.76%) VLSI
6 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.07%) Handset
6 3 (2.07%) PMI
6 3 (2.07%) Telematics
7 2 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) CESG
8 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) Android
3 3 (2.07%) Unix
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) Project Management
2 25 (17.24%) ITIL
3 19 (13.10%) High Availability
4 18 (12.41%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (8.28%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.59%) Network Design
8 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.21%) Change Management
8 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (5.52%) Network Planning
9 8 (5.52%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.83%) Cross-Platform Development
10 7 (4.83%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.83%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.83%) OO
10 7 (4.83%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.83%) SFIA
11 6 (4.14%) Dashboard Development
11 6 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) C++
2 10 (6.90%) C
3 9 (6.21%) SQL
4 3 (2.07%) Java
5 2 (1.38%) MapBasic
5 2 (1.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.38%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.69%) Perl
6 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.66%) HNC
2 11 (7.59%) Degree
3 7 (4.83%) HND
3 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.07%) MCSE
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.38%) CISSP
7 2 (1.38%) PMP
8 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) CCIE
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.69%) CLAS
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) Amdocs OSS
1 10 (6.90%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.07%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Huawei
2 30 (20.69%) Ericsson
2 30 (20.69%) Nokia
3 22 (15.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.03%) Nokia Networks
5 15 (10.34%) Remedy
6 13 (8.97%) Cisco
6 13 (8.97%) Mapinfo
7 12 (8.28%) BT
7 12 (8.28%) Tellabs
8 11 (7.59%) Cramer
9 10 (6.90%) Amdocs
10 8 (5.52%) Citrix
10 8 (5.52%) Nortel
10 8 (5.52%) Siemens
10 8 (5.52%) Virgin Media
11 7 (4.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (4.14%) Anite
13 5 (3.45%) Arqiva
13 5 (3.45%) NetCracker
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago