The table below looks at the statistics for UTRAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UTRAN over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 612 622 593
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.064% 0.054% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £403 £225 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £189 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £225 £223
UK excluding London median daily rate - £225 £200
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
UTRAN
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
7753 7443 6623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.66% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4269 3590
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 438 372
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

UTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing UTRAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

UTRAN
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

UTRAN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UTRAN across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

UTRAN Daily Rate Histogram in England

UTRAN
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

UTRAN
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 UTRAN within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East +7 3 - -
London - 2 £403 -
UTRAN
UK

UTRAN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN.

1 4 (80.00%) GSM
1 4 (80.00%) UMTS
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) Huawei
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) VHDL
4 1 (20.00%) WiMAX
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) CDMA
4 1 (20.00%) GPRS

UTRAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) GSM
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (80.00%) UMTS
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) CDMA
3 1 (20.00%) GPRS
3 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (20.00%) WiMAX
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson