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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 596 579 544
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -35
Contract jobs citing UMTS 28 44 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.60% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 15
Median daily rate £275 £275 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £206 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £311 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.85% -50.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +6.55%
UMTS
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
7591 7288 7913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.33% 13.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4253 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 491 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +9 16 £250 -9.09% 2
London +15 8 £360 +16.12% 1
Yorkshire +14 2 £114 -
North West +14 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 57 (90.48%) GSM
2 53 (84.13%) Telecoms
3 34 (53.97%) LTE
4 23 (36.51%) 3G
5 18 (28.57%) Project Management
5 18 (28.57%) 4G
6 17 (26.98%) 2G
7 16 (25.40%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (23.81%) Cisco
9 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.63%) Nokia
10 12 (19.05%) Ericsson
10 12 (19.05%) NSN NetAct
10 12 (19.05%) Huawei
11 11 (17.46%) Diameter Protocol
11 11 (17.46%) Linux
12 10 (15.87%) GPRS
12 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.29%) VoIP
13 9 (14.29%) MS Office
13 9 (14.29%) Mapinfo
13 9 (14.29%) MPLS
14 8 (12.70%) C++
14 8 (12.70%) STL
14 8 (12.70%) PBX
14 8 (12.70%) OO
14 8 (12.70%) RTP
14 8 (12.70%) Subversion
14 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
14 8 (12.70%) Cross-Platform Development

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:

Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 57 (90.48%) GSM
2 34 (53.97%) LTE
3 23 (36.51%) 3G
4 18 (28.57%) 4G
5 17 (26.98%) 2G
6 16 (25.40%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (17.46%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (15.87%) GPRS
9 9 (14.29%) MPLS
9 9 (14.29%) VoIP
10 8 (12.70%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (12.70%) PBX
10 8 (12.70%) RANAP
10 8 (12.70%) RTP
11 7 (11.11%) BGP
11 7 (11.11%) VPN
12 6 (9.52%) ATM
12 6 (9.52%) VoLTE
12 6 (9.52%) WCDMA
13 5 (7.94%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) GCC
1 8 (12.70%) GDB
1 8 (12.70%) Subversion
1 8 (12.70%) Trac
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 53 (84.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Implementation Controller
2 11 (17.46%) Radio Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) RAN Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
8 2 (3.17%) Ericsson Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (12.70%) STL
2 2 (3.17%) WAP
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Statistics
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.17%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (12.70%) Cross-Platform Development
2 8 (12.70%) High Availability
2 8 (12.70%) OO
2 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.11%) Change Control
4 6 (9.52%) Dependency Management
4 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.94%) Logistics
5 5 (7.94%) Network Design
6 4 (6.35%) Network Planning
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.17%) Benchmarking
8 2 (3.17%) Line Management
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (3.17%) Presales
8 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) C++
2 4 (6.35%) C
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) MapBasic
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) CCIE
2 3 (4.76%) CCSP
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.76%) JNCIE
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.17%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.59%) Cacti
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Nokia
3 12 (19.05%) Ericsson
3 12 (19.05%) Huawei
4 9 (14.29%) Mapinfo
5 7 (11.11%) Amdocs
6 6 (9.52%) BT
7 5 (7.94%) SAP
8 3 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (4.76%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.76%) Remedy
8 3 (4.76%) Tellabs
8 3 (4.76%) Virgin Media
9 2 (3.17%) Actix
9 2 (3.17%) Anite
9 2 (3.17%) Sybase
10 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle
10 1 (1.59%) Siemens
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