The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 414 424 397
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing LTE 8 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.044% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.35% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £370 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% +11.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -10.58%
LTE
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2777 2826 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.53% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1901 2085
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 86
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in London

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in London

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in London

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for LTE.

1 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) UMTS
3 8 (50.00%) GSM
4 6 (37.50%) 3G
4 6 (37.50%) Statistics
5 5 (31.25%) 2G
5 5 (31.25%) GPRS
6 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (25.00%) 4G
6 4 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) VoLTE
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
7 3 (18.75%) People Management
7 3 (18.75%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
7 3 (18.75%) Huawei
7 3 (18.75%) GGSN
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Front Office
7 3 (18.75%) Back Office
7 3 (18.75%) Network Design
7 3 (18.75%) CDMA
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) SMTP
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) SNMP
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) UMTS
2 8 (50.00%) GSM
3 6 (37.50%) 3G
4 5 (31.25%) 2G
4 5 (31.25%) GPRS
5 4 (25.00%) 4G
5 4 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (18.75%) CDMA
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) GGSN
6 3 (18.75%) SMTP
6 3 (18.75%) SNMP
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) VoLTE
7 2 (12.50%) UTRAN
7 2 (12.50%) WCDMA
7 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
8 1 (6.25%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Arabic Language
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Ericsson Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Radio Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) VHDL Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) VHDL
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) People Management
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Auditing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Huawei
2 2 (12.50%) Amdocs
2 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 2 (12.50%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.25%) Anite
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) Dialogic
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