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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 577 459 531
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +72
Contract jobs citing UMTS 50 139 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 1.82% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 17
Average daily rate £255 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £255 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.80% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £36.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £84.90 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.52% -10.00%
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
7716 7619 6697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 15.03% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4754 4208 3602
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 415 379
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -56 28 £230 -16.36% 3
London -7 7 £325 -7.14% 2
North West -9 5 £275 -8.33% 1
East of England - 4 £270 -
East Midlands +1 1 £275 -
South West -2 1 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 £130 +6.12%
North East - 1 £275 -
UMTS
UK

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 67 (79.76%) GSM
2 57 (67.86%) Telecoms
3 41 (48.81%) LTE
4 39 (46.43%) GPRS
5 32 (38.10%) Diameter Protocol
6 26 (30.95%) 3G
6 26 (30.95%) SS7
7 24 (28.57%) WCDMA
8 23 (27.38%) Oracle
8 23 (27.38%) Sybase
8 23 (27.38%) Unix
9 22 (26.19%) Solaris
9 22 (26.19%) Radio Access Network
9 22 (26.19%) Oracle Database
10 21 (25.00%) 4G
10 21 (25.00%) 2G
10 21 (25.00%) SLA
11 20 (23.81%) Huawei
12 17 (20.24%) Nokia
12 17 (20.24%) CDMA
13 15 (17.86%) Degree
14 13 (15.48%) Project Management
15 12 (14.29%) Ericsson
15 12 (14.29%) VoIP
15 12 (14.29%) GGSN
15 12 (14.29%) SGSN
16 11 (13.10%) NSN NetAct
16 11 (13.10%) NGN
16 11 (13.10%) Network Architecture
16 11 (13.10%) Wi-Fi

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 67 (79.76%) GSM
2 41 (48.81%) LTE
3 39 (46.43%) GPRS
4 32 (38.10%) Diameter Protocol
5 26 (30.95%) 3G
5 26 (30.95%) SS7
6 24 (28.57%) WCDMA
7 22 (26.19%) Radio Access Network
8 21 (25.00%) 2G
8 21 (25.00%) 4G
9 17 (20.24%) CDMA
10 12 (14.29%) GGSN
10 12 (14.29%) SGSN
10 12 (14.29%) VoIP
11 11 (13.10%) H.323
11 11 (13.10%) MGCP
11 11 (13.10%) NGN
11 11 (13.10%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (10.71%) RANAP
12 9 (10.71%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.19%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Subversion
1 9 (10.71%) Trac
General
1 57 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Core Network Engineer
1 22 (26.19%) Network Engineer
1 22 (26.19%) Support Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) Network Support
2 18 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 12 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Implementation Controller
8 4 (4.76%) LTE Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Optimisation Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) RAN Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (10.71%) STL
2 1 (1.19%) WAP
2 1 (1.19%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Statistics
4 4 (4.76%) PMI
5 3 (3.57%) Handset
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Unix
2 22 (26.19%) Solaris
3 10 (11.90%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) Project Management
2 11 (13.10%) Network Architecture
3 9 (10.71%) Cross-Platform Development
3 9 (10.71%) OO
3 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 8 (9.52%) Change Control
5 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.95%) Fault Management
6 5 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.76%) Logistics
7 4 (4.76%) Network Design
7 4 (4.76%) Network Planning
8 3 (3.57%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.38%) Dependency Management
9 2 (2.38%) High Availability
9 2 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) C++
2 4 (4.76%) C
3 2 (2.38%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) VBA
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) MapBasic
4 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) CCIE
3 1 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.38%) Netcool
3 1 (1.19%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle
1 23 (27.38%) Sybase
2 20 (23.81%) Huawei
3 17 (20.24%) Nokia
4 12 (14.29%) Ericsson
5 10 (11.90%) Mapinfo
5 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.71%) Amdocs
6 9 (10.71%) Nokia Networks
7 6 (7.14%) BT
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco
8 4 (4.76%) SAP
8 4 (4.76%) Virgin Media
9 3 (3.57%) Anite
9 3 (3.57%) Remedy
9 3 (3.57%) Tellabs
10 2 (2.38%) Agilent
10 2 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (2.38%) HP
10 2 (2.38%) Siemens
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