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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 22 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing LTE 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.64% 8.66% 4.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 39.29% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.14 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+23.25% -1.40%
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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
44 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 36.07% 22.05% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 20
Average daily rate £315 £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.43 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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 24 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) GSM
1 3 (60.00%) UMTS
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) NEC
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) MapBasic
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) SDH
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) TEOCO

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) UMTS
1 3 (60.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) SDH
2 2 (40.00%) ATM
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) RF Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Radio Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Transmission Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
1 2 (40.00%) MapBasic
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) NEC
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) TEOCO