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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 562 496 489
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -7
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 2 20 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% 0.30% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Average daily rate - £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £255
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6492 6597 8506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 15.34% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3497 3387 4071
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 538 562
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.73 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
UTRAN
UK

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
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 UTRAN within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -14 2 - -
UTRAN
UK

UTRAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (88.89%) Ericsson
1 8 (88.89%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (77.78%) 3G
3 6 (66.67%) GPRS
3 6 (66.67%) 2G
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Network Planning
3 6 (66.67%) RNC
4 4 (44.44%) Maya
5 3 (33.33%) 4G
6 2 (22.22%) Cerion
6 2 (22.22%) Huawei
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) LTE
6 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (22.22%) ATM
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) HSDPA
7 1 (11.11%) UMTS
7 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (11.11%) Handset

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (44.44%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (77.78%) 3G
3 6 (66.67%) 2G
3 6 (66.67%) RNC
3 6 (66.67%) GPRS
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) ATM
5 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
5 2 (22.22%) LTE
6 1 (11.11%) HSDPA
6 1 (11.11%) UMTS
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Planner
2 2 (22.22%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Ericsson
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (22.22%) Cerion