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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 601 577 543
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -34
Contract jobs citing UMTS 32 61 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.83% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 15
Median daily rate £275 £255 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £311 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £255 £266
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.85% -50.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £34.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+19.70% +12.29%
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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
7848 7381 7528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.64% 14.15% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4844 4271 4138
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 478 423
Median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.04% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £12.41 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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
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 30 August 2016.

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
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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -10 12 £350 -30.00% 1
South East -10 10 £275 +22.22% 4
North West +14 6 £250 +28.20%
Yorkshire -6 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - -
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UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 55 (91.67%) GSM
2 48 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 28 (46.67%) LTE
4 20 (33.33%) 3G
5 18 (30.00%) Project Management
6 16 (26.67%) 2G
6 16 (26.67%) 4G
7 15 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.67%) NSN NetAct
8 13 (21.67%) Huawei
9 12 (20.00%) Mapinfo
10 11 (18.33%) Nokia
10 11 (18.33%) Cisco
10 11 (18.33%) GPRS
11 10 (16.67%) Amdocs
11 10 (16.67%) Ericsson
11 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
12 9 (15.00%) Change Control
12 9 (15.00%) MS Office
12 9 (15.00%) SLA
13 8 (13.33%) WCDMA
13 8 (13.33%) VoLTE
14 7 (11.67%) VPN
14 7 (11.67%) MPLS
14 7 (11.67%) Linux
14 7 (11.67%) ATM
14 7 (11.67%) BGP
14 7 (11.67%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 55 (91.67%) GSM
2 28 (46.67%) LTE
3 20 (33.33%) 3G
4 16 (26.67%) 2G
4 16 (26.67%) 4G
5 15 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (18.33%) GPRS
7 10 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (13.33%) VoLTE
8 8 (13.33%) WCDMA
9 7 (11.67%) ATM
9 7 (11.67%) BGP
9 7 (11.67%) MPLS
9 7 (11.67%) VPN
10 6 (10.00%) CDMA
10 6 (10.00%) SS7
10 6 (10.00%) VoIP
11 5 (8.33%) UTRAN
11 5 (8.33%) VoWiFi
12 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) GCC
1 4 (6.67%) GDB
1 4 (6.67%) Subversion
1 4 (6.67%) Trac
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 48 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Implementation Controller
2 13 (21.67%) Radio Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Transmission Planner
8 2 (3.33%) 3G Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Ericsson Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) RAN Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) VoLTE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (6.67%) STL
2 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Statistics
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Solaris
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.67%) Mandriva Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Change Control
3 6 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 6 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.33%) Logistics
5 4 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (6.67%) High Availability
5 4 (6.67%) OO
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) Network Design
6 3 (5.00%) Network Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.33%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.33%) Fault Management
7 2 (3.33%) Line Management
7 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C
1 4 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (3.33%) MapBasic
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) CCIE
1 3 (5.00%) CCSP
1 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
1 3 (5.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.33%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.67%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) Netcool
3 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Huawei
3 12 (20.00%) Mapinfo
4 11 (18.33%) Cisco
4 11 (18.33%) Nokia
5 10 (16.67%) Amdocs
5 10 (16.67%) Ericsson
6 6 (10.00%) Sybase
7 5 (8.33%) SAP
8 4 (6.67%) BT
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (5.00%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.00%) Remedy
9 3 (5.00%) Tellabs
9 3 (5.00%) Virgin Media
10 2 (3.33%) Actix
10 2 (3.33%) Anite
11 1 (1.67%) Dialogic
11 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
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