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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / London
Rank 395 398 393
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing LTE 8 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.062% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £650 £265 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.28% -51.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -20.79%

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
2480 2661 2718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.72% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1665 1736 1817
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 £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 67
Median hourly rate £43.25 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.06 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hayes - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) 3G
2 7 (46.67%) GSM
2 7 (46.67%) UMTS
3 6 (40.00%) 2G
4 5 (33.33%) GPRS
4 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 5 (33.33%) Statistics
4 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (33.33%) 4G
4 5 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (26.67%) Network Management
5 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
5 4 (26.67%) Huawei
5 4 (26.67%) GGSN
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
5 4 (26.67%) SMTP
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) SNMP
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Back Office
5 4 (26.67%) VoLTE

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 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) 3G
1 7 (46.67%) GSM
1 7 (46.67%) UMTS
2 6 (40.00%) 2G
3 5 (33.33%) 4G
3 5 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (33.33%) GPRS
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) GGSN
4 4 (26.67%) SMTP
4 4 (26.67%) SNMP
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 4 (26.67%) VoLTE
5 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) MVNO
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Field Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Design
1 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
2 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 4 (26.67%) People Management
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Huawei
2 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Amdocs
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo