The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 114 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing LTE 6 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.26% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 1.25% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£440 £283 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.75% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £283 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
LTE
South East

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
349 401 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.81% 20.53% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 170
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £223 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +4 3 £495 +75.22%
Hook - 1 £440 -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 5 (71.43%) 3GPP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) 3G
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) 802.11
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Handset
4 1 (14.29%) TETRA
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) 3GPP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) 3G
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
3 2 (28.57%) 802.11
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
4 1 (14.29%) TETRA
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
4 1 (14.29%) MIMO
4 1 (14.29%) MVNO
4 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Chief Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) OSS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
1 1 (14.29%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) BMC