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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 60 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing LTE 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.16% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 0.96% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-20.35% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 104 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.94% 16.69% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 32
Average daily rate £375 £308 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £23.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) 3G
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) 2G
2 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) 4G
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Agilent
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) UMTS
5 2 (28.57%) Nortel
5 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
5 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) 3G
1 5 (71.43%) 2G
1 5 (71.43%) 4G
1 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (28.57%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Erlang
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Agilent
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Siemens