The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA 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 WCDMA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 18 21
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 3.15% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.81% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £240 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £258 £143
% change year-on-year
- +80.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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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
70 27 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.98% 21.26% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 25
Average daily rate £320 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 2 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) HSUPA
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) HSUPA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft