The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 16 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing LTE 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.30% 7.22% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 18.92% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £265 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+31.20% -26.47%
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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
43 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.58% 38.14% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 38
Median daily rate £303 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for LTE.

1 7 (70.00%) 3G
1 7 (70.00%) 2G
1 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Huawei
2 6 (60.00%) WCDMA
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) GPRS
4 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Nokia
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) GSM
5 3 (30.00%) UMTS
5 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (30.00%) Presales
6 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Samsung

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) 2G
1 7 (70.00%) 3G
1 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (60.00%) WCDMA
3 4 (40.00%) GPRS
4 3 (30.00%) GSM
4 3 (30.00%) UMTS
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) HSPA
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) Telnet
5 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (10.00%) PBX
6 1 (10.00%) RANAP
6 1 (10.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) GCC
1 1 (10.00%) GDB
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Performance Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) RAN Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Presales
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Radio Network Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (60.00%) Huawei
2 3 (30.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia
2 3 (30.00%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Nortel
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Samsung
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco