The table below looks at the statistics for UTRAN 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 UTRAN over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 561 538 488
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -50
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 3 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.017% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.043% 0.13% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £239
% change year-on-year
- +25.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UTRAN across the England region.

UTRAN Daily Rate Trend in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN across the England region.

UTRAN Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN.

1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
3 3 (50.00%) RNC
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) GSM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Huawei
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) Comverse
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) NGN
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) eTOM
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Anite
5 1 (16.67%) Maya
5 1 (16.67%) VHDL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
3 3 (50.00%) RNC
3 3 (50.00%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) GSM
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (16.67%) UMTS
5 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) NGN
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Databuild Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) VHDL
1 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 1 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) eTOM
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Comverse
2 1 (16.67%) Anite
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco