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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 596 561 526
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -35
Contract jobs citing UMTS 33 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Median daily rate £263 £255 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £159 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £255 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.03%
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UK

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
8072 7344 6799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.21% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4974 4270 3669
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 452 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.63 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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

UMTS
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 27 July 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 -19 10 £275 +22.22% 5
London +6 9 £269 -46.25% 1
North West -2 9 £255 +24.39% 1
Yorkshire 0 3 - -
South West - 2 - -
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UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 75 (87.21%) GSM
2 64 (74.42%) Telecoms
3 39 (45.35%) LTE
4 28 (32.56%) GPRS
5 27 (31.40%) 3G
6 24 (27.91%) Project Management
6 24 (27.91%) 4G
7 23 (26.74%) Diameter Protocol
7 23 (26.74%) 2G
8 22 (25.58%) Huawei
8 22 (25.58%) WCDMA
8 22 (25.58%) Radio Access Network
9 21 (24.42%) SS7
10 19 (22.09%) Sybase
10 19 (22.09%) Unix
11 18 (20.93%) Oracle
12 17 (19.77%) Solaris
12 17 (19.77%) SLA
12 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database
13 15 (17.44%) NSN NetAct
13 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.44%) Nokia
14 14 (16.28%) Mapinfo
14 14 (16.28%) CDMA
15 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.12%) Ericsson
16 11 (12.79%) Amdocs
17 10 (11.63%) Finance
17 10 (11.63%) Change Control
17 10 (11.63%) GGSN

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 (5.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
2 6 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 75 (87.21%) GSM
2 39 (45.35%) LTE
3 28 (32.56%) GPRS
4 27 (31.40%) 3G
5 24 (27.91%) 4G
6 23 (26.74%) 2G
6 23 (26.74%) Diameter Protocol
7 22 (25.58%) Radio Access Network
7 22 (25.58%) WCDMA
8 21 (24.42%) SS7
9 14 (16.28%) CDMA
10 10 (11.63%) GGSN
10 10 (11.63%) SGSN
11 9 (10.47%) VoLTE
12 6 (6.98%) ATM
12 6 (6.98%) H.323
12 6 (6.98%) MGCP
12 6 (6.98%) NGN
12 6 (6.98%) VoIP
13 5 (5.81%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.16%) GIS
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Subversion
1 4 (4.65%) Trac
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 64 (74.42%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Core Network Engineer
1 17 (19.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) Implementation Controller
3 14 (16.28%) Radio Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Network Support
4 12 (13.95%) Network Support Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Technical Support
5 11 (12.79%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Optimisation Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) RAN Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Transmission Planner
10 2 (2.33%) LTE Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Telecoms Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 2 (2.33%) VoLTE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (4.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Statistics
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) PMI
4 2 (2.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Handset
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Unix
2 17 (19.77%) Solaris
3 7 (8.14%) Linux
4 4 (4.65%) Windows
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Project Management
2 10 (11.63%) Change Control
3 9 (10.47%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.98%) Dependency Management
5 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.81%) Fault Management
6 5 (5.81%) Logistics
6 5 (5.81%) Network Planning
7 4 (4.65%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (4.65%) Network Design
7 4 (4.65%) OO
7 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.49%) Benchmarking
8 3 (3.49%) ITIL
8 3 (3.49%) Line Management
8 3 (3.49%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (3.49%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) C
2 4 (4.65%) C++
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 3 (3.49%) MapBasic
4 2 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Huawei
2 19 (22.09%) Sybase
3 18 (20.93%) Oracle
4 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.44%) Nokia
5 14 (16.28%) Mapinfo
6 13 (15.12%) Ericsson
7 11 (12.79%) Amdocs
8 7 (8.14%) Nokia Networks
9 5 (5.81%) BT
9 5 (5.81%) SAP
10 4 (4.65%) Anite
10 4 (4.65%) Virgin Media
11 3 (3.49%) Actix
11 3 (3.49%) Cisco
11 3 (3.49%) Remedy
11 3 (3.49%) Tellabs
12 2 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (2.33%) HP
12 2 (2.33%) Siemens
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