The first table below looks at the demand for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 15 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing UMTS 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.38% 7.41% 5.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 38.71% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£384 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-16.43% -18.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.92% 19.14% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Average daily rate £383 £225 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -4.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 12
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
UMTS
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UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UMTS across the Guildford region.

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the Guildford region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (100.00%) Network Management
2 5 (55.56%) FWSM
2 5 (55.56%) Radware
2 5 (55.56%) HSRP
2 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Huawei
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) IPsec
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) Redback
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) RSVP
2 5 (55.56%) VRRP
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) SNMP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CCIE
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) Ericsson
2 5 (55.56%) Nokia

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VoIP
1 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
1 5 (55.56%) SNMP
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
1 5 (55.56%) MPLS
1 5 (55.56%) OSPF
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) RSVP
1 5 (55.56%) VRRP
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) IPsec
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
1 5 (55.56%) FWSM
1 5 (55.56%) HSRP
2 4 (44.44%) CDMA
2 4 (44.44%) GPRS
2 4 (44.44%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
1 9 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) OSS Architect
2 4 (44.44%) OSS Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Network Management
2 5 (55.56%) Network Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCIE
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) PMP
2 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Netcool
1 2 (22.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
1 5 (55.56%) Ericsson
1 5 (55.56%) Nokia
1 5 (55.56%) Radware
1 5 (55.56%) Redback
1 5 (55.56%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) Greenplum
2 2 (22.22%) NetCracker
2 2 (22.22%) Cramer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint