The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 46 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing LTE 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 0.46% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 1.92% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate £413 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £325 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -18.33%
LTE
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 156 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.04% 24.15% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 41
Average daily rate £425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.85 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -50.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £30.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £413 -
LTE
East of England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 19 (100.00%) 3G
1 19 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 19 (100.00%) 4G
2 18 (94.74%) Aruba
2 18 (94.74%) Meraki
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) WLAN
4 9 (47.37%) Management Information System
5 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) Service Management
7 6 (31.58%) Wireless
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Network Management
9 4 (21.05%) F5
10 3 (15.79%) Arqiva
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.79%) CCNP
10 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
11 2 (10.53%) Firewall
11 2 (10.53%) CCNA
11 2 (10.53%) Broadband
12 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (5.26%) ISMS
12 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
12 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) 3G
1 19 (100.00%) 4G
1 19 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (52.63%) WLAN
3 6 (31.58%) Wireless
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) Broadband
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) ISMS
4 1 (5.26%) Security Management
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Aruba
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
1 18 (94.74%) HP
1 18 (94.74%) Meraki
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) Arqiva
5 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com