The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 590 563 522
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -41
Contract jobs citing UMTS 35 56 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.75% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 21
Median daily rate £275 £225 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £320 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £261
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 -
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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
7872 7455 6532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.99% 14.66% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4859 4274 3539
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 442 366
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in England

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UMTS across the England region.

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in England

UMTS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UMTS across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

UMTS Daily Rate Histogram in England

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the England region.

UMTS 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 UMTS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
North West -7 11 £268 +30.48%
London +7 8 £284 -43.25% 1
South East -29 6 £425 +88.88% 2
East of England +17 4 £270 - 1
Yorkshire 0 2 - -
South West -1 2 - -
North East -54 1 £275 +7.84%
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
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UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 78 (84.78%) GSM
2 68 (73.91%) Telecoms
3 47 (51.09%) LTE
4 38 (41.30%) GPRS
5 30 (32.61%) Diameter Protocol
6 28 (30.43%) 3G
7 25 (27.17%) SS7
7 25 (27.17%) WCDMA
8 24 (26.09%) 2G
9 23 (25.00%) Sybase
9 23 (25.00%) Unix
9 23 (25.00%) 4G
9 23 (25.00%) Huawei
10 22 (23.91%) Radio Access Network
10 22 (23.91%) Oracle
11 21 (22.83%) Solaris
11 21 (22.83%) Project Management
11 21 (22.83%) SLA
11 21 (22.83%) Oracle Database
12 18 (19.57%) CDMA
13 16 (17.39%) Nokia
14 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
15 14 (15.22%) Mapinfo
16 13 (14.13%) Ericsson
16 13 (14.13%) NSN NetAct
17 12 (13.04%) Degree
17 12 (13.04%) GGSN
17 12 (13.04%) SGSN
18 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (11.96%) Linux

UMTS
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 5 (5.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
2 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.17%) MS Project
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 78 (84.78%) GSM
2 47 (51.09%) LTE
3 38 (41.30%) GPRS
4 30 (32.61%) Diameter Protocol
5 28 (30.43%) 3G
6 25 (27.17%) SS7
6 25 (27.17%) WCDMA
7 24 (26.09%) 2G
8 23 (25.00%) 4G
9 22 (23.91%) Radio Access Network
10 18 (19.57%) CDMA
11 12 (13.04%) GGSN
11 12 (13.04%) SGSN
12 10 (10.87%) H.323
12 10 (10.87%) MGCP
12 10 (10.87%) NGN
12 10 (10.87%) VoIP
13 9 (9.78%) VoLTE
13 9 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (8.70%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.09%) GIS
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Subversion
1 8 (8.70%) Trac
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 68 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Core Network Engineer
1 21 (22.83%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Network Support
3 16 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
4 13 (14.13%) Radio Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Implementation Controller
5 11 (11.96%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Technical Support
5 11 (11.96%) Technical Support Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Optimisation Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.35%) LTE Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Transmission Planner
11 2 (2.17%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) VoLTE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (8.70%) STL
2 1 (1.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.61%) Statistics
4 5 (5.43%) PMI
5 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.17%) Handset
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Unix
2 21 (22.83%) Solaris
3 11 (11.96%) Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Windows
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Project Management
2 9 (9.78%) Network Architecture
3 8 (8.70%) Change Control
3 8 (8.70%) Cross-Platform Development
3 8 (8.70%) OO
3 8 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.61%) Network Planning
4 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.52%) Network Design
6 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.43%) Dependency Management
6 5 (5.43%) Fault Management
6 5 (5.43%) Logistics
6 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.26%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL
7 3 (3.26%) Line Management
7 3 (3.26%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.70%) C++
2 5 (5.43%) C
3 4 (4.35%) SQL
4 3 (3.26%) MapBasic
5 2 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.09%) CCIE
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.17%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Huawei
1 23 (25.00%) Sybase
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle
3 16 (17.39%) Nokia
4 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.22%) Mapinfo
6 13 (14.13%) Ericsson
7 9 (9.78%) Amdocs
7 9 (9.78%) Nokia Networks
8 6 (6.52%) BT
9 5 (5.43%) SAP
10 4 (4.35%) Anite
10 4 (4.35%) Virgin Media
11 3 (3.26%) Actix
11 3 (3.26%) Cisco
11 3 (3.26%) Remedy
11 3 (3.26%) Tellabs
12 2 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (2.17%) Siemens
13 1 (1.09%) HP