The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Guildford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 19 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing LTE 15 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.85% 4.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 18.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £265 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.41% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.03% 23.90% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 5
Average daily rate £295 £323 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -32.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LTE
Surrey

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

LTE
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

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (90.48%) 3G
2 18 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (66.67%) 2G
4 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 10 (47.62%) Huawei
5 10 (47.62%) Ericsson
5 10 (47.62%) Nokia
5 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
6 9 (42.86%) NSN NetAct
6 9 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 8 (38.10%) Mapinfo
8 6 (28.57%) Network Planning
9 5 (23.81%) NEC
9 5 (23.81%) DWDM
9 5 (23.81%) MPLS
9 5 (23.81%) ATM
9 5 (23.81%) SDH
10 4 (19.05%) HSRP
10 4 (19.05%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) OSPF
10 4 (19.05%) BGP
10 4 (19.05%) RSVP
10 4 (19.05%) VRRP
10 4 (19.05%) Nortel
11 3 (14.29%) MS Office
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) MS Access
11 3 (14.29%) Network Design
11 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) 3G
2 18 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (66.67%) 2G
4 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
5 5 (23.81%) DWDM
5 5 (23.81%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) ATM
5 5 (23.81%) SDH
6 4 (19.05%) HSRP
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) OSPF
6 4 (19.05%) BGP
6 4 (19.05%) RSVP
6 4 (19.05%) VRRP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (9.52%) FWSM
7 2 (9.52%) IPsec
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) RAN Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Databuild Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Design Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Transmission Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Huawei
1 10 (47.62%) Ericsson
1 10 (47.62%) Nokia
2 9 (42.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (38.10%) Mapinfo
4 5 (23.81%) NEC
5 4 (19.05%) Nortel
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Redback
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Radware
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) BT