The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 565 546 505
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -41
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 4 9 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.019% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% 0.14% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£213 - £235
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 - £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £223 - £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - £235
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +33.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +33.56%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6676 6346 8253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.74% 13.66% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3363 3731
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 445 633
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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UTRAN
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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (66.67%) RNC
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 3 (50.00%) Huawei
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (33.33%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) GSM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Anite
4 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Cerion
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) Maya
5 1 (16.67%) VHDL
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (16.67%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) CDMA
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) DWDM
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (66.67%) RNC
2 4 (66.67%) LTE
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) GSM
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) DWDM
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) HSDPA
5 1 (16.67%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) CDMA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) RF Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Planner
1 1 (16.67%) RF Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (33.33%) Anite
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Cerion