The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 14 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.26% - 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCDMA
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
33 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.11% 34.00% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 19
Median daily rate £363 £315 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.43 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.80% -29.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (50.00%) Huawei
3 2 (50.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (50.00%) GPRS
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS
3 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

WCDMA
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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Optimisation Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RAN Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (50.00%) Huawei
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo