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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 434 489 430
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -59
Contract jobs citing UMTS 122 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 0.94% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 19
Average daily rate
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£283 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £418 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
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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
6923 6034 6126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.23% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3803 3155 3050
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 354 528
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +23 60 £285 -30.48% 15
North West - 14 £279 - 1
London -8 10 £350 -15.15%
West Midlands - 2 - -
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UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 164 (84.10%) GSM
2 153 (78.46%) Telecoms
3 101 (51.79%) Radio Access Network
4 93 (47.69%) LTE
5 86 (44.10%) Ericsson
6 84 (43.08%) SDH
7 80 (41.03%) SLA
8 79 (40.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 75 (38.46%) Ethernet
10 68 (34.87%) RNC
11 67 (34.36%) ATM
12 61 (31.28%) Line Management
13 60 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (30.77%) WFM
14 46 (23.59%) GPRS
15 40 (20.51%) 3G
16 39 (20.00%) 4G
17 37 (18.97%) Wireless
18 28 (14.36%) Huawei
19 24 (12.31%) WiMAX
19 24 (12.31%) C
20 23 (11.79%) Project Management
21 22 (11.28%) Wi-Fi
21 22 (11.28%) 2G
22 21 (10.77%) Network Planning
22 21 (10.77%) MPLS
22 21 (10.77%) Network Architecture
23 20 (10.26%) Degree
24 19 (9.74%) HSPA
25 17 (8.72%) VCP4

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 164 (84.10%) GSM
2 101 (51.79%) Radio Access Network
3 93 (47.69%) LTE
4 84 (43.08%) SDH
5 75 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 68 (34.87%) RNC
7 67 (34.36%) ATM
8 46 (23.59%) GPRS
9 40 (20.51%) 3G
10 39 (20.00%) 4G
11 37 (18.97%) Wireless
12 24 (12.31%) WiMAX
13 22 (11.28%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (11.28%) 2G
14 21 (10.77%) MPLS
15 19 (9.74%) HSPA
16 16 (8.21%) CDMA2000
16 16 (8.21%) DSL
17 15 (7.69%) VoLTE
17 15 (7.69%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.54%) MS Access
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 153 (78.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.62%) Electronics
3 7 (3.59%) Marketing
4 5 (2.56%) Finance
5 4 (2.05%) Legal
5 4 (2.05%) Billing
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
6 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 65 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 13 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 11 (5.64%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (4.62%) Analyst
5 7 (3.59%) Operations Manager
6 5 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
6 5 (2.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (2.56%) OSS Engineer
7 4 (2.05%) Transmission Engineer
7 4 (2.05%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (2.05%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 4 (2.05%) IP Engineer
7 4 (2.05%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (2.05%) Test Analyst
7 4 (2.05%) Architect
7 4 (2.05%) Project Manager
8 3 (1.54%) Network Engineer
8 3 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (1.54%) Support Analyst
8 3 (1.54%) Ericsson Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) XML
1 2 (1.03%) WAP
1 2 (1.03%) SOAP
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.51%) WinForms
2 1 (0.51%) WPF
2 1 (0.51%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.51%) REST
2 1 (0.51%) ServiceStack
2 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.56%) Handset
4 3 (1.54%) DTV
4 3 (1.54%) Statistics
4 3 (1.54%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.51%) ASIC
6 1 (0.51%) IVR
6 1 (0.51%) Neural Network
6 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.13%) Linux
2 5 (2.56%) UNIX
3 3 (1.54%) Solaris
4 2 (1.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.28%) Line Management
2 60 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (30.77%) WFM
3 23 (11.79%) Project Management
4 21 (10.77%) Network Planning
4 21 (10.77%) Network Architecture
5 11 (5.64%) Fault Management
6 10 (5.13%) Logistics
7 8 (4.10%) Service Management
7 8 (4.10%) Network Management
8 7 (3.59%) Change Management
8 7 (3.59%) CRM
8 7 (3.59%) Network Design
8 7 (3.59%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.08%) OOD
9 6 (3.08%) ITIL
9 6 (3.08%) UML
9 6 (3.08%) OO
9 6 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.31%) C
2 12 (6.15%) SQL
3 6 (3.08%) C++
3 6 (3.08%) Embedded C
4 5 (2.56%) Embedded C++
5 3 (1.54%) Java
5 3 (1.54%) Perl
6 2 (1.03%) VBA
7 1 (0.51%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.51%) Erlang
7 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (10.26%) Degree
2 17 (8.72%) VCP4
3 11 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.08%) ISEB
5 5 (2.56%) CCIE
6 3 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CCSP
7 1 (0.51%) CCDP
7 1 (0.51%) HNC
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PMP
7 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (41.03%) SLA
2 6 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) NFS
1 1 (0.51%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.56%) Netcool
3 4 (2.05%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.03%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.51%) OPNET
Vendors
1 86 (44.10%) Ericsson
2 79 (40.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 28 (14.36%) Huawei
4 13 (6.67%) Cisco
5 11 (5.64%) Nokia
6 5 (2.56%) Juniper
6 5 (2.56%) Amdocs
6 5 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.56%) Actix
7 4 (2.05%) Radware
7 4 (2.05%) Redback
7 4 (2.05%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.05%) SAP
7 4 (2.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.54%) Agilent
8 3 (1.54%) BT
8 3 (1.54%) Cramer
8 3 (1.54%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.03%) SGI
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