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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 24 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing LTE 3 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.82% 10.00% 5.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 45.00% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£320 £324 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% +12.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
42 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.45% 22.22% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 12
Average daily rate £320 £383 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +19.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.45 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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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 28 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (85.71%) 3G
1 18 (85.71%) Network Planning
2 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Perl
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) 2G
4 11 (52.38%) Nortel
4 11 (52.38%) Ericsson
4 11 (52.38%) Nokia
4 11 (52.38%) NSN NetAct
4 11 (52.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (52.38%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (47.62%) GSM
6 7 (33.33%) RNC
6 7 (33.33%) Statistics
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) Electronics
6 7 (33.33%) HNC
6 7 (33.33%) HND
7 3 (14.29%) UMTS
7 3 (14.29%) Mapinfo
8 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (9.52%) VBA
8 2 (9.52%) MapBasic
8 2 (9.52%) Monte Carlo Method
9 1 (4.76%) TEOCO

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) 3G
2 11 (52.38%) 2G
2 11 (52.38%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (47.62%) GSM
4 7 (33.33%) RNC
5 3 (14.29%) UMTS
General
1 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) RAN Configuration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) RF Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Databuild Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Network Planning
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 2 (9.52%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) HNC
1 7 (33.33%) HND
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
1 11 (52.38%) Nortel
1 11 (52.38%) Ericsson
1 11 (52.38%) Nokia
1 11 (52.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (14.29%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.76%) TEOCO