The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing LTE 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.76% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
441 473 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.85% 25.40% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 291 199
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

LTE
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +15 7 £233 -36.73%
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LTE.

1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
1 14 (58.33%) 4G
2 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (50.00%) Test Management
2 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (50.00%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) Wireless
4 6 (25.00%) NFC
4 6 (25.00%) RFID
4 6 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 6 (25.00%) WLAN
5 4 (16.67%) 3G
6 3 (12.50%) UTRAN
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) 2G
6 3 (12.50%) Anite
6 3 (12.50%) VHDL
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) VLSI
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
8 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (4.17%) MVNO
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) 4G
2 11 (45.83%) Wireless
3 6 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 6 (25.00%) NFC
3 6 (25.00%) RFID
3 6 (25.00%) WLAN
4 4 (16.67%) 3G
5 3 (12.50%) 2G
5 3 (12.50%) UTRAN
6 1 (4.17%) MVNO
General
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Hardware Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) 4G Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) BSS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) VHDL
1 3 (12.50%) VLSI
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 12 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
1 3 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Anite
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft