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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 592 525 529
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +4
Contract jobs citing UMTS 29 87 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 1.17% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 17
Median daily rate £275 £150 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £320 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £135 £263
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
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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
7705 7415 6403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.62% 15.04% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4743 4198 3532
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 425 365
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.62 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 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 -38 10 £230 +10.84% 3
London -8 6 £363 -14.70% 1
North West -21 6 £275 +5.76% 1
East of England +15 4 £270 -
East Midlands +9 1 £275 -
Yorkshire -4 1 £130 +6.12% 1
North East - 1 £275 -
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UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 67 (80.72%) GSM
2 59 (71.08%) Telecoms
3 43 (51.81%) LTE
4 38 (45.78%) GPRS
5 31 (37.35%) Diameter Protocol
6 25 (30.12%) WCDMA
6 25 (30.12%) SS7
7 24 (28.92%) 3G
7 24 (28.92%) Sybase
7 24 (28.92%) Unix
8 23 (27.71%) Oracle
9 22 (26.51%) Solaris
9 22 (26.51%) SLA
9 22 (26.51%) Radio Access Network
9 22 (26.51%) Oracle Database
10 21 (25.30%) Huawei
11 19 (22.89%) 2G
11 19 (22.89%) 4G
12 18 (21.69%) CDMA
13 16 (19.28%) Project Management
14 15 (18.07%) Nokia
15 14 (16.87%) Degree
16 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
17 12 (14.46%) VoIP
17 12 (14.46%) GGSN
17 12 (14.46%) SGSN
18 11 (13.25%) NGN
18 11 (13.25%) Ericsson
18 11 (13.25%) MGCP
18 11 (13.25%) Finance

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 (6.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.02%) MS Office
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 67 (80.72%) GSM
2 43 (51.81%) LTE
3 38 (45.78%) GPRS
4 31 (37.35%) Diameter Protocol
5 25 (30.12%) SS7
5 25 (30.12%) WCDMA
6 24 (28.92%) 3G
7 22 (26.51%) Radio Access Network
8 19 (22.89%) 2G
8 19 (22.89%) 4G
9 18 (21.69%) CDMA
10 12 (14.46%) GGSN
10 12 (14.46%) SGSN
10 12 (14.46%) VoIP
11 11 (13.25%) H.323
11 11 (13.25%) MGCP
11 11 (13.25%) NGN
11 11 (13.25%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (10.84%) RANAP
12 9 (10.84%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Subversion
1 9 (10.84%) Trac
General
1 59 (71.08%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Core Network Engineer
1 22 (26.51%) Network Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Support Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) Network Support
3 17 (20.48%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Technical Support
4 11 (13.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Radio Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Implementation Controller
8 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.82%) LTE Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Optimisation Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Transmission Planner
11 2 (2.41%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (10.84%) STL
2 1 (1.20%) WAP
2 1 (1.20%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) PMI
4 3 (3.61%) Handset
4 3 (3.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) Unix
2 22 (26.51%) Solaris
3 10 (12.05%) Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Windows
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Project Management
2 10 (12.05%) Network Architecture
3 9 (10.84%) Cross-Platform Development
3 9 (10.84%) OO
3 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.23%) Change Control
6 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.02%) Fault Management
6 5 (6.02%) Logistics
6 5 (6.02%) Network Planning
7 4 (4.82%) Network Design
7 4 (4.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.61%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.61%) Dependency Management
8 3 (3.61%) Line Management
8 3 (3.61%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (3.61%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) C++
2 5 (6.02%) C
3 2 (2.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) MapBasic
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) CCIE
3 1 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.41%) Netcool
3 1 (1.20%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Sybase
2 23 (27.71%) Oracle
3 21 (25.30%) Huawei
4 15 (18.07%) Nokia
5 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.25%) Ericsson
7 10 (12.05%) Mapinfo
8 9 (10.84%) Nokia Networks
9 7 (8.43%) Amdocs
10 6 (7.23%) BT
11 5 (6.02%) SAP
12 4 (4.82%) Cisco
12 4 (4.82%) Virgin Media
13 3 (3.61%) Anite
13 3 (3.61%) Remedy
13 3 (3.61%) Tellabs
14 2 (2.41%) Agilent
14 2 (2.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (2.41%) Siemens
15 1 (1.20%) Actix
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Lorien Resourcing
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