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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 500 407 444
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +37
Contract jobs citing LTE 113 201 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 2.73% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 57 38
Median daily rate £366 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.18% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £261 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
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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
7725 7364 6495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.69% 14.95% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4769 4195 3566
Median daily rate £400 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 421 379
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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

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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 31 May 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

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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 31 May 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 -77 63 £275 - 5
London +8 16 £400 -15.78% 2
West Midlands -5 15 £413 -
North West -18 8 £330 -12.00% 1
East of England 0 3 £400 +45.45%
South West -9 1 £280 -9.67% 2
Yorkshire -12 1 £130 +6.12%
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £275 -
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LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 148 (63.25%) 3G
2 138 (58.97%) Telecoms
3 95 (40.60%) 4G
4 73 (31.20%) 2G
5 46 (19.66%) Project Management
6 45 (19.23%) UMTS
6 45 (19.23%) Radio Access Network
7 44 (18.80%) GSM
8 41 (17.52%) Wireless
9 40 (17.09%) Wi-Fi
10 39 (16.67%) Ericsson
11 37 (15.81%) Nokia
12 36 (15.38%) Huawei
13 33 (14.10%) ITIL
14 31 (13.25%) VoLTE
15 30 (12.82%) Software Engineering
16 27 (11.54%) C
17 25 (10.68%) Cisco
18 24 (10.26%) Microsoft
18 24 (10.26%) Finance
18 24 (10.26%) Network Planning
19 23 (9.83%) Linux
20 22 (9.40%) MS Excel
21 20 (8.55%) Embedded C
21 20 (8.55%) Diameter Protocol
22 19 (8.12%) Network Architecture
22 19 (8.12%) PRINCE2
22 19 (8.12%) SLA
23 18 (7.69%) Amdocs
23 18 (7.69%) VHDL

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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 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (5.13%) MS Project
4 11 (4.70%) MS Office
5 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 148 (63.25%) 3G
2 95 (40.60%) 4G
3 73 (31.20%) 2G
4 45 (19.23%) Radio Access Network
4 45 (19.23%) UMTS
5 44 (18.80%) GSM
6 41 (17.52%) Wireless
7 40 (17.09%) Wi-Fi
8 31 (13.25%) VoLTE
9 20 (8.55%) Diameter Protocol
10 15 (6.41%) WLAN
11 14 (5.98%) 3GPP
12 11 (4.70%) INAP
12 11 (4.70%) LDAP
12 11 (4.70%) MGW
12 11 (4.70%) RTP
12 11 (4.70%) SIGTRAN
13 10 (4.27%) RNC
14 9 (3.85%) GPRS
14 9 (3.85%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Subversion
2 9 (3.85%) Trac
3 2 (0.85%) Hudson
3 2 (0.85%) JIRA
3 2 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.85%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 138 (58.97%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.26%) Finance
3 17 (7.26%) Back Office
4 7 (2.99%) Front Office
5 6 (2.56%) Legal
6 4 (1.71%) Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Automotive
7 3 (1.28%) Law
7 3 (1.28%) Retail
8 2 (0.85%) Avionics
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (12.82%) Software Engineer
2 22 (9.40%) Project Manager
3 20 (8.55%) LTE Engineer
3 20 (8.55%) Optimisation Engineer
4 19 (8.12%) Embedded Engineer
4 19 (8.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (8.12%) Test Engineer
5 18 (7.69%) VHDL Engineer
6 16 (6.84%) 3G Engineer
6 16 (6.84%) Radio Engineer
7 15 (6.41%) Architect
8 10 (4.27%) RF Engineer
9 9 (3.85%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 9 (3.85%) Consultant
9 9 (3.85%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.85%) Telecoms Manager
10 8 (3.42%) 4G Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) Mobile Engineer
10 8 (3.42%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) SOAP
1 11 (4.70%) SPML
2 9 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (3.85%) STL
3 5 (2.14%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) VHDL
2 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.85%) PMI
5 5 (2.14%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.71%) Handset
6 4 (1.71%) User Experience
7 3 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.28%) Telematics
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.83%) Linux
2 6 (2.56%) Unix
2 6 (2.56%) Windows
3 3 (1.28%) Android
4 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.66%) Project Management
2 33 (14.10%) ITIL
3 30 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 24 (10.26%) Network Planning
5 19 (8.12%) Network Architecture
5 19 (8.12%) PRINCE2
6 18 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 16 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (6.41%) High Availability
8 15 (6.41%) Logistics
8 15 (6.41%) Network Design
8 15 (6.41%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.56%) Change Management
10 12 (5.13%) ITIL V3
11 11 (4.70%) Migration
12 9 (3.85%) Integration Testing
12 9 (3.85%) OO
12 9 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (3.85%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.54%) C
2 20 (8.55%) Embedded C
3 10 (4.27%) C++
4 3 (1.28%) SQL
5 2 (0.85%) ANSI C
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.26%) HNC
2 15 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (6.41%) Degree
2 15 (6.41%) HND
3 14 (5.98%) CCNP
4 11 (4.70%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.99%) CCNA
6 3 (1.28%) MCSE
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMP
7 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) CCIE
8 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) SLA
2 4 (1.71%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.43%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.26%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.28%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.85%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.85%) Netcool
4 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 37 (15.81%) Nokia
3 36 (15.38%) Huawei
4 25 (10.68%) Cisco
5 24 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 18 (7.69%) Amdocs
6 18 (7.69%) Nokia Networks
7 16 (6.84%) Mapinfo
8 13 (5.56%) HP
8 13 (5.56%) Remedy
9 11 (4.70%) Aruba
9 11 (4.70%) Meraki
10 10 (4.27%) BT
11 8 (3.42%) Siemens
12 7 (2.99%) Actix
12 7 (2.99%) Virgin Media
13 6 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 5 (2.14%) Juniper
15 4 (1.71%) Cramer
15 4 (1.71%) VMware
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