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 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
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 10 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing LTE 11 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.65% 7.58% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.92% 20.55% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate £235 £248 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -4.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £283 £308
% change year-on-year
+10.17% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.74% -5.76%
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Surrey

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
48 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.11% 36.87% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 8
Average daily rate £350 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

LTE
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

LTE
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 8 February 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 11 (57.89%) 2G
2 11 (57.89%) 3G
3 8 (42.11%) RTP
3 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (42.11%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) STL
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) OO
3 8 (42.11%) UMTS
3 8 (42.11%) GSM
3 8 (42.11%) Subversion
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) RANAP
3 8 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (42.11%) Trac
3 8 (42.11%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (31.58%) Ericsson
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (26.32%) VoLTE
5 5 (26.32%) User Experience
5 5 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (26.32%) 4G
6 4 (21.05%) Huawei
6 4 (21.05%) Back Office
6 4 (21.05%) BT
7 3 (15.79%) NEC
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) 2G
1 11 (57.89%) 3G
2 8 (42.11%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (42.11%) GSM
2 8 (42.11%) RANAP
2 8 (42.11%) RTP
2 8 (42.11%) UMTS
2 8 (42.11%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (26.32%) 4G
3 5 (26.32%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (26.32%) VoLTE
4 3 (15.79%) ATM
4 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
4 3 (15.79%) MPLS
4 3 (15.79%) RNC
4 3 (15.79%) SDH
5 2 (10.53%) GPRS
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
1 8 (42.11%) Trac
General
1 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Transmission Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Back Office Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Databuild Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) LTE Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) GSM Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) UMTS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) UMTS Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (42.11%) STL
2 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) OO
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Network Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) HNC
1 3 (15.79%) HND
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Ericsson
2 5 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (21.05%) BT
3 4 (21.05%) Huawei
4 3 (15.79%) Mapinfo
4 3 (15.79%) NEC
5 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.26%) NetCracker
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) ZTE
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