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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK / England
Rank 535 562 540
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing UMTS 39 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.061% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.42% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Median daily rate £450 £265 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.13% -3.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £245 £254
% change year-on-year
+83.86% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
6260 6592 6894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.10% 14.44% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3881 3971
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 346 385
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 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 +39 31 £450 +38.46% 3
London -8 4 - -
North West +20 1 - - 1
South West +16 1 - -
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 54 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 54 (85.71%) LTE
2 53 (84.13%) GSM
3 31 (49.21%) Cisco
4 29 (46.03%) VoIP
5 28 (44.44%) Linux
6 26 (41.27%) 3G
7 25 (39.68%) Software Engineering
7 25 (39.68%) Diameter Protocol
8 22 (34.92%) 4G
9 21 (33.33%) High Availability
9 21 (33.33%) Trac
9 21 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 21 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
9 21 (33.33%) GCC
9 21 (33.33%) GDB
9 21 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
9 21 (33.33%) Subversion
9 21 (33.33%) RANAP
9 21 (33.33%) RTP
9 21 (33.33%) OO
9 21 (33.33%) C++
9 21 (33.33%) STL
9 21 (33.33%) PBX
10 13 (20.63%) GPRS
10 13 (20.63%) Huawei
11 12 (19.05%) 2G
12 10 (15.87%) Nokia
12 10 (15.87%) Radio Access Network
13 9 (14.29%) Ericsson

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 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 54 (85.71%) LTE
2 53 (84.13%) GSM
3 29 (46.03%) VoIP
4 26 (41.27%) 3G
5 25 (39.68%) Diameter Protocol
6 22 (34.92%) 4G
7 21 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 21 (33.33%) PBX
7 21 (33.33%) RANAP
7 21 (33.33%) RTP
8 13 (20.63%) GPRS
9 12 (19.05%) 2G
10 10 (15.87%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (9.52%) GGSN
11 6 (9.52%) MPLS
12 5 (7.94%) DHCP
12 5 (7.94%) UTRAN
12 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
13 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (6.35%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) GCC
1 21 (33.33%) GDB
1 21 (33.33%) Subversion
1 21 (33.33%) Trac
General
1 54 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Back Office
3 4 (6.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 21 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) 3G Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Optimisation Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) 4G Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Back Office Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Trainer
7 4 (6.35%) Trainer
8 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (33.33%) STL
2 2 (3.17%) WAP
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Statistics
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.59%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Software Engineering
2 21 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
2 21 (33.33%) High Availability
2 21 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (9.52%) Network Design
4 5 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.35%) Fault Management
5 4 (6.35%) Functional Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.35%) Network Management
5 4 (6.35%) People Management
5 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.35%) Validation
6 2 (3.17%) Migration
6 2 (3.17%) Network Planning
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (3.17%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) CCIE
1 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.76%) CCSP
2 3 (4.76%) JNCIE
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.59%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.59%) Cacti
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco CME
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Huawei
3 10 (15.87%) Nokia
4 9 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.76%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.17%) Amdocs
7 2 (3.17%) BT
7 2 (3.17%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.59%) HP
8 1 (1.59%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.59%) Juniper
8 1 (1.59%) Samsung
8 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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