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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 519 490 410
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -80
Contract jobs citing UMTS 73 61 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.94% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 38
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£263 £345 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £415 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.83% -27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £19.70 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £41.90 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%
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
7495 6470 7434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.41% 13.64% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4383 3618 3660
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 438 589
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 -27 24 £368 +47.00% 4
London +9 17 £275 -20.28% 2
West Midlands -11 2 £350 +22.80% 2
East of England -11 2 £260 +9.47%
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 111 (74.50%) Telecoms
2 100 (67.11%) LTE
3 93 (62.42%) GSM
4 41 (27.52%) Radio Access Network
5 37 (24.83%) 3G
6 36 (24.16%) Degree
7 35 (23.49%) GPRS
8 31 (20.81%) Ericsson
8 31 (20.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 29 (19.46%) Ethernet
10 28 (18.79%) Huawei
10 28 (18.79%) Network Architecture
11 24 (16.11%) 4G
11 24 (16.11%) ATM
12 23 (15.44%) SDH
12 23 (15.44%) SLA
12 23 (15.44%) Cisco
13 20 (13.42%) 2G
13 20 (13.42%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (12.08%) RNC
14 18 (12.08%) 3GPP
15 17 (11.41%) Nokia
15 17 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (10.74%) Electronics
16 16 (10.74%) Line Management
17 15 (10.07%) Validation
17 15 (10.07%) WFM
17 15 (10.07%) Project Management
18 14 (9.40%) Network Design
18 14 (9.40%) Firewall

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) MS Project
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 100 (67.11%) LTE
2 93 (62.42%) GSM
3 41 (27.52%) Radio Access Network
4 37 (24.83%) 3G
5 35 (23.49%) GPRS
6 29 (19.46%) Ethernet
7 24 (16.11%) 4G
7 24 (16.11%) ATM
8 23 (15.44%) SDH
9 20 (13.42%) 2G
10 18 (12.08%) RNC
10 18 (12.08%) 3GPP
11 14 (9.40%) Firewall
12 13 (8.72%) IPsec
12 13 (8.72%) SNMP
12 13 (8.72%) VPN
13 12 (8.05%) MPLS
13 12 (8.05%) Wireless
13 12 (8.05%) GGSN
13 12 (8.05%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.03%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.36%) MS Access
3 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.68%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.67%) GDB
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 111 (74.50%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.74%) Electronics
3 11 (7.38%) Marketing
4 9 (6.04%) Billing
5 5 (3.36%) Finance
6 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.68%) Back Office
7 3 (2.01%) Legal
8 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.67%) German Language
9 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (15.44%) Test Engineer
2 19 (12.75%) Field Engineer
3 14 (9.40%) Integration Engineer
4 12 (8.05%) RF Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Architect
5 8 (5.37%) Senior Test Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Design Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.70%) IP Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Transmission Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Radio Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) OSS Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) RAN Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Operations Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Implementation Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) WAP
2 5 (3.36%) XML
3 4 (2.68%) WML
4 2 (1.34%) STL
5 1 (0.67%) HTML
5 1 (0.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.67%) SyncML
5 1 (0.67%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.04%) Smart Meter
3 7 (4.70%) Handset
3 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.36%) DTV
5 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.01%) Statistics
6 3 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.01%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.67%) Neural Network
7 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) ASIC
7 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) UNIX
2 5 (3.36%) Linux
3 4 (2.68%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.67%) bada
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) Network Architecture
2 17 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.74%) Line Management
4 15 (10.07%) Validation
4 15 (10.07%) WFM
4 15 (10.07%) Project Management
5 14 (9.40%) Network Design
6 12 (8.05%) Network Management
7 11 (7.38%) Network Planning
8 10 (6.71%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.70%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.70%) Fault Management
9 7 (4.70%) Service Management
9 7 (4.70%) ITIL
9 7 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.03%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.03%) CRM
10 6 (4.03%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.05%) C
1 12 (8.05%) SQL
2 4 (2.68%) VBA
3 3 (2.01%) C++
3 3 (2.01%) Java
4 2 (1.34%) R
4 2 (1.34%) Python
4 2 (1.34%) Erlang
5 1 (0.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (24.16%) Degree
2 20 (13.42%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.71%) CCIE
4 6 (4.03%) ISEB
5 5 (3.36%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.68%) PMP
7 2 (1.34%) HND
7 2 (1.34%) CNA
7 2 (1.34%) Novell Certification
7 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CCSP
8 1 (0.67%) CCDP
8 1 (0.67%) HNC
8 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.44%) SLA
2 6 (4.03%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Firmware
2 1 (0.67%) NDS
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.36%) Netcool
3 4 (2.68%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.34%) OPNET
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 31 (20.81%) Ericsson
1 31 (20.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 28 (18.79%) Huawei
3 23 (15.44%) Cisco
4 17 (11.41%) Nokia
5 10 (6.71%) Juniper
6 9 (6.04%) Redback
6 9 (6.04%) Radware
6 9 (6.04%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.37%) HP
8 6 (4.03%) Oracle
9 5 (3.36%) Agilent
9 5 (3.36%) Greenplum
9 5 (3.36%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.01%) Cramer
10 3 (2.01%) Anite
10 3 (2.01%) Siemens
10 3 (2.01%) Mapinfo
11 2 (1.34%) BMC
11 2 (1.34%) Remedy
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