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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK / England
Rank 529 561 494
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -67
Contract jobs citing UMTS 31 50 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.73% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 28
Median daily rate £360 £263 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -7.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £263 £283
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%

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
6137 6876 7139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 14.46% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3840 4134 3985
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 298 425
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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
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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +14 24 £360 +48.45% 2
London +15 6 - -
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 58 (90.63%) LTE
2 54 (84.38%) GSM
3 53 (82.81%) Telecoms
4 32 (50.00%) VoIP
5 30 (46.88%) Cisco
5 30 (46.88%) Diameter Protocol
6 29 (45.31%) Linux
7 27 (42.19%) Software Engineering
8 26 (40.63%) 3G
9 23 (35.94%) RTP
9 23 (35.94%) OO
9 23 (35.94%) C++
9 23 (35.94%) STL
9 23 (35.94%) PBX
9 23 (35.94%) Subversion
9 23 (35.94%) RANAP
9 23 (35.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 23 (35.94%) Asterisk PBX
9 23 (35.94%) GCC
9 23 (35.94%) GDB
9 23 (35.94%) 4G
9 23 (35.94%) Trac
9 23 (35.94%) Cross-Platform Development
10 19 (29.69%) High Availability
11 16 (25.00%) Huawei
12 14 (21.88%) 2G
13 13 (20.31%) GPRS
14 12 (18.75%) Nokia
15 10 (15.63%) Ericsson
15 10 (15.63%) GGSN

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 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 58 (90.63%) LTE
2 54 (84.38%) GSM
3 32 (50.00%) VoIP
4 30 (46.88%) Diameter Protocol
5 26 (40.63%) 3G
6 23 (35.94%) 4G
6 23 (35.94%) Asterisk PBX
6 23 (35.94%) PBX
6 23 (35.94%) RANAP
6 23 (35.94%) RTP
7 14 (21.88%) 2G
8 13 (20.31%) GPRS
9 10 (15.63%) GGSN
9 10 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (12.50%) Wireshark
11 5 (7.81%) DHCP
11 5 (7.81%) DNS
11 5 (7.81%) SGSN
11 5 (7.81%) SMTP
11 5 (7.81%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) GCC
1 23 (35.94%) GDB
1 23 (35.94%) Subversion
1 23 (35.94%) Trac
General
1 53 (82.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.38%) Back Office
3 5 (7.81%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) French Language
4 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) C++ Software Engineer
1 23 (35.94%) Software Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Optimisation Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) 4G Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Back Office Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) LTE Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Trainer
6 4 (6.25%) Trainer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (35.94%) STL
2 2 (3.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Statistics
2 2 (3.13%) Handset
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Software Engineering
2 23 (35.94%) Cross-Platform Development
2 23 (35.94%) OO
3 19 (29.69%) High Availability
4 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 7 (10.94%) Network Design
6 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.81%) Fault Management
6 5 (7.81%) Functional Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (7.81%) Network Management
6 5 (7.81%) People Management
6 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.81%) Validation
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.69%) Network Optimisation
9 2 (3.13%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) C++
2 2 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) CCIE
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) CCSP
2 1 (1.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Cisco
2 16 (25.00%) Huawei
3 12 (18.75%) Nokia
4 10 (15.63%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (3.13%) BT
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.56%) Samsung
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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