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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 477 366 440
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +74
Contract jobs citing LTE 144 241 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 3.15% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 75 34
Median daily rate £328 £280 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.96% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £440 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+17.27% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
7703 7655 6793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 15.11% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4228 3640
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 415 380
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 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 -56 86 £290 - 4
West Midlands 0 13 - -
East of England +12 12 £413 +26.92% 1
London -31 12 £363 -23.68%
North West -16 8 £303 +16.34%
South West -3 2 £280 -9.67% 4
East Midlands +7 1 £275 -15.38%
Yorkshire -10 1 £130 +6.12%
North East - 1 £275 -
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LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 147 (63.64%) 3G
2 138 (59.74%) Telecoms
3 90 (38.96%) 4G
4 65 (28.14%) 2G
5 46 (19.91%) Project Management
6 43 (18.61%) Wi-Fi
7 42 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
8 41 (17.75%) UMTS
9 39 (16.88%) Wireless
10 38 (16.45%) Ericsson
11 37 (16.02%) GSM
12 35 (15.15%) Nokia
13 32 (13.85%) Cisco
13 32 (13.85%) Huawei
14 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
15 28 (12.12%) ITIL
15 28 (12.12%) VoLTE
16 27 (11.69%) Linux
17 26 (11.26%) C
18 24 (10.39%) Network Planning
19 23 (9.96%) MS Excel
20 22 (9.52%) Microsoft
20 22 (9.52%) SLA
21 20 (8.66%) Finance
21 20 (8.66%) Embedded C
21 20 (8.66%) Diameter Protocol
22 19 (8.23%) WLAN
22 19 (8.23%) HP
22 19 (8.23%) Network Architecture
23 18 (7.79%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 23 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (5.19%) MS Office
4 11 (4.76%) MS Project
5 4 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 147 (63.64%) 3G
2 90 (38.96%) 4G
3 65 (28.14%) 2G
4 43 (18.61%) Wi-Fi
5 42 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
6 41 (17.75%) UMTS
7 39 (16.88%) Wireless
8 37 (16.02%) GSM
9 28 (12.12%) VoLTE
10 20 (8.66%) Diameter Protocol
11 19 (8.23%) WLAN
12 15 (6.49%) 3GPP
13 11 (4.76%) RTP
14 10 (4.33%) GPRS
14 10 (4.33%) INAP
14 10 (4.33%) LDAP
14 10 (4.33%) MGW
14 10 (4.33%) SIGTRAN
15 9 (3.90%) RANAP
15 9 (3.90%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.76%) Subversion
2 9 (3.90%) Trac
3 2 (0.87%) Hudson
3 2 (0.87%) JIRA
3 2 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.87%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 138 (59.74%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.66%) Finance
3 15 (6.49%) Back Office
4 6 (2.60%) Front Office
4 6 (2.60%) Legal
5 3 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (0.87%) Avionics
6 2 (0.87%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (12.99%) Software Engineer
2 22 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 20 (8.66%) LTE Engineer
3 20 (8.66%) Optimisation Engineer
4 19 (8.23%) Embedded Engineer
4 19 (8.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (7.79%) VHDL Engineer
6 17 (7.36%) Test Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) 3G Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) Radio Engineer
8 13 (5.63%) Architect
9 12 (5.19%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.33%) RF Engineer
11 10 (4.33%) Telecoms Manager
12 9 (3.90%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
12 9 (3.90%) 4G Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) Consultant
13 8 (3.46%) RAN Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.33%) SOAP
1 10 (4.33%) SPML
2 9 (3.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (3.90%) STL
3 6 (2.60%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.43%) WAP
4 1 (0.43%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.79%) VHDL
2 17 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.76%) PMI
4 10 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.16%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.73%) User Experience
8 3 (1.30%) Handset
9 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.87%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.69%) Linux
2 10 (4.33%) Unix
3 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.87%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Debian
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.91%) Project Management
2 30 (12.99%) Software Engineering
3 28 (12.12%) ITIL
4 24 (10.39%) Network Planning
5 19 (8.23%) Network Architecture
6 18 (7.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 18 (7.79%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.36%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (6.49%) Network Design
9 14 (6.06%) High Availability
10 13 (5.63%) Logistics
11 12 (5.19%) Change Management
11 12 (5.19%) ITIL V3
12 11 (4.76%) Migration
12 11 (4.76%) Service Management
13 10 (4.33%) Risk Management
14 9 (3.90%) Cross-Platform Development
14 9 (3.90%) OO
15 8 (3.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.26%) C
2 20 (8.66%) Embedded C
3 10 (4.33%) C++
4 3 (1.30%) SQL
5 2 (0.87%) ANSI C
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.43%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Degree
2 17 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (7.36%) HNC
3 16 (6.93%) HND
4 15 (6.49%) CCNP
5 11 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.46%) CCNA
7 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.43%) CCIE
8 1 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.43%) CWNA
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (1.73%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) 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 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.36%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.30%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.30%) MOM
3 2 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.87%) Netcool
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (16.45%) Ericsson
2 35 (15.15%) Nokia
3 32 (13.85%) Cisco
3 32 (13.85%) Huawei
4 22 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.23%) HP
6 18 (7.79%) Amdocs
7 17 (7.36%) Nokia Networks
8 16 (6.93%) Aruba
8 16 (6.93%) Mapinfo
8 16 (6.93%) Meraki
9 13 (5.63%) Remedy
10 10 (4.33%) BT
11 8 (3.46%) Siemens
12 7 (3.03%) Actix
12 7 (3.03%) Virgin Media
12 7 (3.03%) VMware
13 6 (2.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 6 (2.60%) Arqiva
14 5 (2.16%) Cramer
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