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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank - 588 561
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.043% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UTRAN
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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
6854 7032 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 14.99% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4088 3973 3220
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 404 361
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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

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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

UTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (50.00%) Node B
3 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (50.00%) RNC
3 2 (50.00%) Huawei
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) HSPA
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) ComArch
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Node B
3 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (50.00%) RNC
3 2 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) HSPA
4 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Huawei
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (25.00%) ComArch