The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 118 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing UMTS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.053% 0.048% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £283 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UMTS
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
508 427 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.71% 20.46% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 205 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 23
Average hourly rate £38.05 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 5 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Anite
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) GSM
3 3 (60.00%) 3GPP
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) 3G
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) HSDPA
5 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (20.00%) Handset
5 1 (20.00%) VHDL
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Agilent
5 1 (20.00%) HSUPA
5 1 (20.00%) HSPA

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) 3GPP
2 3 (60.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) HSDPA
3 1 (20.00%) HSPA
3 1 (20.00%) HSUPA
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) LTE Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Anite
2 1 (20.00%) Agilent