The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing LTE 11 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.16% 6.88% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 26.32% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -18.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £284 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
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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 Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.29% 26.15% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 18
Average daily rate £320 £295 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £138 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £389 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 19 (82.61%) 3G
2 18 (78.26%) Network Planning
3 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
5 13 (56.52%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (52.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 12 (52.17%) 2G
6 12 (52.17%) Perl
6 12 (52.17%) Oracle
6 12 (52.17%) Ericsson
6 12 (52.17%) Nortel
7 11 (47.83%) Nokia
7 11 (47.83%) NSN NetAct
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (43.48%) GSM
9 7 (30.43%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) Electronics
9 7 (30.43%) RNC
9 7 (30.43%) Statistics
9 7 (30.43%) HNC
9 7 (30.43%) HND
10 3 (13.04%) UMTS
10 3 (13.04%) Mapinfo
11 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
11 2 (8.70%) VBA
11 2 (8.70%) MapBasic
11 2 (8.70%) Monte Carlo Method
12 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (4.35%) 4G
12 1 (4.35%) Talend

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) 3G
2 13 (56.52%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (52.17%) 2G
4 10 (43.48%) GSM
5 7 (30.43%) RNC
6 3 (13.04%) UMTS
7 1 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (4.35%) SNMP
7 1 (4.35%) DNS
7 1 (4.35%) 4G
7 1 (4.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) RF Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Network Planning
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 2 (8.70%) MapBasic
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) HNC
1 7 (30.43%) HND
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Nortel
1 12 (52.17%) Ericsson
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
1 12 (52.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 11 (47.83%) Nokia
3 3 (13.04%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.35%) Huawei
4 1 (4.35%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.35%) Talend
4 1 (4.35%) TEOCO
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft