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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 113 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing LTE 5 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.58% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 3.37% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £273 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -48.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £395
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
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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
481 297 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.96% 17.31% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 168 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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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

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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

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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 19 September 2014.

LTE Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (81.82%) GSM
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) UMTS
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) 3G
2 5 (45.45%) 2G
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) GPRS
3 4 (36.36%) 3GPP
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) VHDL
4 3 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) HSPA
4 3 (27.27%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Tcl
5 2 (18.18%) UTRAN
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) HND
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) GSM
2 5 (45.45%) UMTS
2 5 (45.45%) 3G
2 5 (45.45%) 2G
3 4 (36.36%) GPRS
3 4 (36.36%) 3GPP
4 3 (27.27%) HSPA
4 3 (27.27%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) UTRAN
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) CDMA
6 1 (9.09%) PPP
6 1 (9.09%) IPv6
6 1 (9.09%) TDMA
6 1 (9.09%) HSDPA
6 1 (9.09%) OFDM
6 1 (9.09%) HSUPA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Certification Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) VHDL
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (9.09%) ASIC
3 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (9.09%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Tcl
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Anite
1 1 (9.09%) Agilent