The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 79 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.98% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.59% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£123 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
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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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 110 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.88% 11.29% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 73 43
Average daily rate £338 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £114.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -85.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (100.00%) GSM
1 14 (100.00%) SLA
2 13 (92.86%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (71.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) RNC
3 10 (71.43%) WFM
3 10 (71.43%) Ericsson
3 10 (71.43%) SDH
3 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 10 (71.43%) ATM
3 10 (71.43%) Line Management
4 4 (28.57%) GPRS
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Amdocs
4 4 (28.57%) LTE
5 3 (21.43%) 2G
5 3 (21.43%) 3G
6 2 (14.29%) VCP4
7 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Actix
7 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.14%) HSPA
7 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
7 1 (7.14%) Netcool

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) GSM
2 13 (92.86%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (71.43%) SDH
3 10 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 10 (71.43%) ATM
3 10 (71.43%) RNC
4 4 (28.57%) GPRS
4 4 (28.57%) LTE
5 3 (21.43%) 3G
5 3 (21.43%) 2G
6 1 (7.14%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Field Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) WFM
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Line Management
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Ericsson
1 10 (71.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (28.57%) Amdocs
3 1 (7.14%) Actix
3 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft