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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 13 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing LTE 19 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.76% 2.27% 10.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.89% 11.43% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£248 £260 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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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
83 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.25% 19.89% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 28
Average daily rate £260 £240 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £335 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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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 2 March 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 21 (80.77%) 3G
1 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
2 19 (73.08%) Network Planning
3 16 (61.54%) Nokia
4 15 (57.69%) Ericsson
4 15 (57.69%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (53.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 13 (50.00%) Nortel
6 13 (50.00%) Perl
6 13 (50.00%) SQL
6 13 (50.00%) Oracle
6 13 (50.00%) 2G
7 12 (46.15%) NSN NetAct
8 11 (42.31%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (30.77%) HNC
9 8 (30.77%) HND
10 7 (26.92%) GSM
10 7 (26.92%) Electronics
10 7 (26.92%) Statistics
10 7 (26.92%) RNC
10 7 (26.92%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (23.08%) Huawei
11 6 (23.08%) SNMP
12 4 (15.38%) VPN
12 4 (15.38%) Cisco
12 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
12 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (15.38%) Juniper
12 4 (15.38%) CCIE
12 4 (15.38%) UMTS

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) 3G
2 15 (57.69%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (50.00%) 2G
4 7 (26.92%) RNC
4 7 (26.92%) GSM
5 6 (23.08%) SNMP
6 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) MPLS
6 4 (15.38%) UMTS
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (15.38%) BGP
6 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) IPsec
6 4 (15.38%) FWSM
7 3 (11.54%) HSRP
7 3 (11.54%) VRRP
7 3 (11.54%) RSVP
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Databuild Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Network Planning
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Perl
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) HNC
1 8 (30.77%) HND
2 4 (15.38%) CCIE
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCSP
3 1 (3.85%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Nokia
2 15 (57.69%) Ericsson
3 14 (53.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 13 (50.00%) Nortel
4 13 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Huawei
6 4 (15.38%) Radware
6 4 (15.38%) Redback
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Juniper
6 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) Greenplum
8 1 (3.85%) Talend
8 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.85%) Mapinfo