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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 112 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing LTE 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.28% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.82% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -47.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £273 £270
% change year-on-year
+28.44% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -20.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £17.60 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £37.70 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -16.47%
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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 Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
505 275 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.52% 16.83% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 149 111
Average daily rate £338 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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

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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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LTE Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) GSM
1 6 (66.67%) 3G
2 5 (55.56%) 2G
3 4 (44.44%) 3GPP
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) GPRS
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
4 3 (33.33%) VHDL
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) UMTS
5 2 (22.22%) UTRAN
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (11.11%) MVNO
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) OFDM
6 1 (11.11%) HSPA
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) R
6 1 (11.11%) ASIC

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) GSM
1 6 (66.67%) 3G
2 5 (55.56%) 2G
3 4 (44.44%) GPRS
3 4 (44.44%) 3GPP
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) UMTS
5 2 (22.22%) UTRAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) TDMA
6 1 (11.11%) HSDPA
6 1 (11.11%) PPP
6 1 (11.11%) IPv6
6 1 (11.11%) MVNO
6 1 (11.11%) CDMA
6 1 (11.11%) HSUPA
6 1 (11.11%) OFDM
6 1 (11.11%) HSPA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) BSS Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Verilog
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) ASIC
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Anite
1 1 (11.11%) Agilent