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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 61 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing LTE 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 6.30% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £284 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
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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
150 127 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.58% 16.71% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £32.10 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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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 24 April 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 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Nortel
5 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (33.33%) Huawei
5 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) SS7
4 1 (16.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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