The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 395 403 396
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing LTE 13 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.057% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £265 £419 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.71% +298.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £314 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £524 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £279 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.59% -17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London - 2 £338 - 1
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (52.00%) 3G
3 10 (40.00%) GPRS
4 9 (36.00%) GSM
5 8 (32.00%) Handset
5 8 (32.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) VoLTE
6 6 (24.00%) UMTS
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco
7 5 (20.00%) CCNP
7 5 (20.00%) CCNA
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) WAP
7 5 (20.00%) BT
7 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Benchmarking
7 5 (20.00%) 802.1X
7 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
8 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (16.00%) HSPA
8 4 (16.00%) Network Design
9 3 (12.00%) Information Security
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Legal
9 3 (12.00%) 3GPP
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) 3G
2 10 (40.00%) GPRS
3 9 (36.00%) GSM
4 6 (24.00%) UMTS
4 6 (24.00%) VoLTE
5 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (16.00%) HSPA
7 3 (12.00%) 3GPP
7 3 (12.00%) 4G
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (12.00%) NFC
7 3 (12.00%) VoWiFi
7 3 (12.00%) WCDMA
8 2 (8.00%) 2G
8 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) GGSN
9 1 (4.00%) Intelligent Network
9 1 (4.00%) Value-Added Service
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Field Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Core Network Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Procurement Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Senior RF Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 5 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Handset
2 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Benchmarking
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Product Management
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (4.00%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Iperf
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) BT
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) CA
2 3 (12.00%) Huawei
3 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Cramer
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.00%) Nortel
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