The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 75 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 3 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% - 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% - 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£260 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £233 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.97% -26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-14.08% -14.45%
UMTS
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
134 84 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.91% 17.36% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 75
Average daily rate £335 £283 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.53 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £26.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

UMTS 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 UMTS across the Hertfordshire region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

UMTS
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 UMTS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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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
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
UMTS
East of England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (100.00%) LTE
2 6 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 5 (33.33%) 3G
3 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (33.33%) Billing
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Electronics
4 4 (26.67%) Handset
4 4 (26.67%) ASN.1
4 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
4 4 (26.67%) FTP
4 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 4 (26.67%) VxWorks
4 4 (26.67%) RTP
4 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
4 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (20.00%) 4G
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (20.00%) Agilent
5 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (20.00%) GGSN
5 3 (20.00%) SGSN
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 5 (33.33%) 3G
3 4 (26.67%) ASN.1
3 4 (26.67%) RTP
3 4 (26.67%) FTP
3 4 (26.67%) HTTP
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
4 3 (20.00%) 4G
4 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (20.00%) GGSN
4 3 (20.00%) SGSN
5 2 (13.33%) GSM
5 2 (13.33%) INAP
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) 2G
6 1 (6.67%) RNC
6 1 (6.67%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) GDB
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (33.33%) Billing
2 4 (26.67%) Electronics
3 2 (13.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) WAP
1 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (6.67%) SyncML
1 1 (6.67%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Handset
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) bada
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Erlang
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Agilent
2 2 (13.33%) Siemens
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) Symbian
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Anite
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks