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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 492 504 462
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -42
Contract jobs citing UMTS 87 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.78% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 11
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£150 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £390 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £263 £304
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 21
Average hourly rate £76.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £40.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.35 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £76.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+91.87% +6.66%
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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
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
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 £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 41 £210 +20.00% 12
Yorkshire - 13 £123 -
London -11 5 £350 +16.66% 2
North West - 5 £260 - 2
South West +10 3 £310 +18.09%
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +4 1 - - 1
West Midlands -10 1 - -
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UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 182 (92.86%) GSM
2 145 (73.98%) Telecoms
3 93 (47.45%) Radio Access Network
4 91 (46.43%) LTE
5 81 (41.33%) SLA
6 80 (40.82%) Ericsson
7 79 (40.31%) SDH
8 74 (37.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 64 (32.65%) RNC
10 63 (32.14%) Ethernet
11 58 (29.59%) ATM
12 57 (29.08%) GPRS
13 53 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (27.04%) WFM
13 53 (27.04%) Line Management
14 52 (26.53%) 3G
15 45 (22.96%) 4G
16 41 (20.92%) Wireless
17 40 (20.41%) 2G
18 32 (16.33%) Huawei
19 28 (14.29%) Network Planning
20 26 (13.27%) C
21 25 (12.76%) Wi-Fi
21 25 (12.76%) HSPA
22 24 (12.24%) WiMAX
23 23 (11.73%) VoLTE
24 22 (11.22%) Nokia
25 20 (10.20%) Project Management
26 18 (9.18%) MPLS
27 17 (8.67%) CDMA2000

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.59%) MS Office
2 7 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 182 (92.86%) GSM
2 93 (47.45%) Radio Access Network
3 91 (46.43%) LTE
4 79 (40.31%) SDH
5 64 (32.65%) RNC
6 63 (32.14%) Ethernet
7 58 (29.59%) ATM
8 57 (29.08%) GPRS
9 52 (26.53%) 3G
10 45 (22.96%) 4G
11 41 (20.92%) Wireless
12 40 (20.41%) 2G
13 25 (12.76%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (12.76%) HSPA
14 24 (12.24%) WiMAX
15 23 (11.73%) VoLTE
16 18 (9.18%) MPLS
17 17 (8.67%) CDMA2000
17 17 (8.67%) DSL
17 17 (8.67%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.53%) MS Access
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 145 (73.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.08%) German Language
3 7 (3.57%) Back Office
4 3 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Finance
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 54 (27.55%) Field Engineer
2 13 (6.63%) Analyst
3 11 (5.61%) Test Engineer
4 9 (4.59%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 7 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 6 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.06%) Administrator
8 5 (2.55%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.55%) Radio Engineer
9 4 (2.04%) RF Engineer
9 4 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.04%) Operations Manager
9 4 (2.04%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.04%) Network Engineer
10 3 (1.53%) Tester
10 3 (1.53%) CS Core Engineer
10 3 (1.53%) Verification Engineer
10 3 (1.53%) Back Office Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) SOAP
1 2 (1.02%) XML
2 1 (0.51%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.51%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) WAP
2 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.51%) ServiceStack
2 1 (0.51%) REST
2 1 (0.51%) WinForms
2 1 (0.51%) WPF
2 1 (0.51%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.55%) Handset
3 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.53%) Statistics
5 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.51%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.08%) Linux
2 4 (2.04%) UNIX
3 2 (1.02%) Windows
3 2 (1.02%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (27.04%) WFM
1 53 (27.04%) Line Management
2 28 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 20 (10.20%) Project Management
4 16 (8.16%) Network Architecture
5 15 (7.65%) Fault Management
6 14 (7.14%) Change Management
7 9 (4.59%) Software Testing
7 9 (4.59%) Logistics
8 8 (4.08%) Monte Carlo Method
9 7 (3.57%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.06%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.06%) Network Design
10 6 (3.06%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.06%) OOD
10 6 (3.06%) UML
10 6 (3.06%) OO
11 4 (2.04%) Test Automation
11 4 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.27%) C
2 13 (6.63%) SQL
3 6 (3.06%) Embedded C
3 6 (3.06%) C++
4 5 (2.55%) Embedded C++
5 4 (2.04%) VBA
6 2 (1.02%) MapBasic
6 2 (1.02%) Java
6 2 (1.02%) Perl
6 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (8.16%) Degree
2 10 (5.10%) HNC
2 10 (5.10%) ISEB
3 3 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) HND
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (41.33%) SLA
2 15 (7.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) NFS
1 1 (0.51%) NDS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.57%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (2.04%) Netcool
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.51%) Iperf
Vendors
1 80 (40.82%) Ericsson
2 74 (37.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 32 (16.33%) Huawei
4 22 (11.22%) Nokia
5 16 (8.16%) Amdocs
6 12 (6.12%) Mapinfo
7 11 (5.61%) Siemens
8 6 (3.06%) ZTE
8 6 (3.06%) HP
8 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (2.55%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.55%) Actix
10 4 (2.04%) Cisco
10 4 (2.04%) SAP
11 2 (1.02%) Cramer
11 2 (1.02%) TEOCO
11 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.02%) BT
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
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