The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 442 520 456
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -64
Contract jobs citing UMTS 142 62 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 0.94% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 14
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£255 £293 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £408 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £261 £260
% change year-on-year
-2.39% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UMTS across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UMTS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

UMTS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +41 66 £275 +57.14% 8
Yorkshire - 20 £123 -
South West +7 12 £310 +19.23% 1
London -8 9 £350 -0.70% 1
North West - 9 £300 - 2
East Midlands - 6 - -
West Midlands -11 2 - -
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UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UMTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UMTS.

1 191 (92.72%) GSM
2 158 (76.70%) Telecoms
3 102 (49.51%) Radio Access Network
4 96 (46.60%) LTE
5 89 (43.20%) SDH
5 89 (43.20%) SLA
5 89 (43.20%) Ericsson
6 82 (39.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 73 (35.44%) RNC
7 73 (35.44%) Ethernet
8 67 (32.52%) ATM
9 61 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (29.61%) WFM
9 61 (29.61%) Line Management
10 59 (28.64%) GPRS
11 49 (23.79%) 3G
12 43 (20.87%) 4G
13 42 (20.39%) Wireless
14 34 (16.50%) 2G
15 32 (15.53%) Huawei
16 29 (14.08%) Network Planning
17 26 (12.62%) C
18 25 (12.14%) Wi-Fi
18 25 (12.14%) HSPA
19 24 (11.65%) WiMAX
20 23 (11.17%) VoLTE
21 22 (10.68%) Nokia
22 21 (10.19%) Project Management
23 18 (8.74%) MPLS
23 18 (8.74%) Network Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UMTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Office
2 6 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 191 (92.72%) GSM
2 102 (49.51%) Radio Access Network
3 96 (46.60%) LTE
4 89 (43.20%) SDH
5 73 (35.44%) RNC
5 73 (35.44%) Ethernet
6 67 (32.52%) ATM
7 59 (28.64%) GPRS
8 49 (23.79%) 3G
9 43 (20.87%) 4G
10 42 (20.39%) Wireless
11 34 (16.50%) 2G
12 25 (12.14%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (12.14%) HSPA
13 24 (11.65%) WiMAX
14 23 (11.17%) VoLTE
15 18 (8.74%) MPLS
16 17 (8.25%) GPON
16 17 (8.25%) CDMA2000
16 17 (8.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.46%) MS Access
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 158 (76.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.88%) German Language
3 7 (3.40%) Back Office
4 3 (1.46%) Electronics
5 2 (0.97%) Finance
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (31.07%) Field Engineer
2 13 (6.31%) Analyst
2 13 (6.31%) Test Engineer
3 10 (4.85%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (3.88%) Support Engineer
5 7 (3.40%) Support Analyst
6 6 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (2.43%) Administrator
7 5 (2.43%) Operations Manager
8 4 (1.94%) Test Analyst
8 4 (1.94%) Network Engineer
8 4 (1.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (1.94%) RF Engineer
8 4 (1.94%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (1.94%) Radio Engineer
9 3 (1.46%) CS Core Engineer
9 3 (1.46%) Verification Engineer
9 3 (1.46%) Back Office Engineer
9 3 (1.46%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.97%) WAP
1 2 (0.97%) XML
1 2 (0.97%) SOAP
2 1 (0.49%) REST
2 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.49%) ServiceStack
2 1 (0.49%) WPF
2 1 (0.49%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.49%) WinForms
2 1 (0.49%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.43%) Handset
3 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.97%) Statistics
5 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.49%) IVR
5 1 (0.49%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.37%) Linux
2 3 (1.46%) Solaris
2 3 (1.46%) UNIX
3 2 (0.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.49%) Android
4 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (29.61%) WFM
1 61 (29.61%) Line Management
2 29 (14.08%) Network Planning
3 21 (10.19%) Project Management
4 18 (8.74%) Network Architecture
5 17 (8.25%) Fault Management
6 14 (6.80%) Change Management
7 10 (4.85%) Logistics
8 9 (4.37%) Software Testing
9 8 (3.88%) Network Design
10 7 (3.40%) Monte Carlo Method
10 7 (3.40%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.91%) OOD
11 6 (2.91%) UML
11 6 (2.91%) OO
11 6 (2.91%) Service Management
11 6 (2.91%) Software Engineering
11 6 (2.91%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.62%) C
2 12 (5.83%) SQL
3 6 (2.91%) Embedded C
3 6 (2.91%) C++
4 5 (2.43%) Embedded C++
5 4 (1.94%) VBA
6 3 (1.46%) Java
7 2 (0.97%) Perl
7 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.97%) MapBasic
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (7.28%) Degree
2 10 (4.85%) HNC
3 9 (4.37%) ISEB
4 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (43.20%) SLA
2 16 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) NFS
1 1 (0.49%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.91%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (1.94%) Netcool
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.49%) Iperf
Vendors
1 89 (43.20%) Ericsson
2 82 (39.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 32 (15.53%) Huawei
4 22 (10.68%) Nokia
5 15 (7.28%) Amdocs
6 11 (5.34%) Siemens
6 11 (5.34%) Mapinfo
7 6 (2.91%) HP
7 6 (2.91%) ZTE
8 5 (2.43%) Actix
8 5 (2.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (2.43%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.94%) Cisco
9 4 (1.94%) SAP
9 4 (1.94%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.46%) BT
11 2 (0.97%) IBM
11 2 (0.97%) NEC
11 2 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.97%) Cramer
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