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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 382 374 357
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing LTE 13 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.060% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
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£550 £200 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-19.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
2770 2701 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 12.37% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1753 1714
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 69 159
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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
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 27 January 2015. 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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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
Brentford - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (50.00%) 3G
2 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
3 13 (34.21%) 4G
4 12 (31.58%) UMTS
5 11 (28.95%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco
7 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (23.68%) Network Architecture
8 8 (21.05%) 2G
9 7 (18.42%) HSPA
9 7 (18.42%) Huawei
10 6 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (15.79%) Network Planning
10 6 (15.79%) 802.11
10 6 (15.79%) Ericsson
10 6 (15.79%) Nokia
10 6 (15.79%) Broadband
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) CRM
11 5 (13.16%) GSM
11 5 (13.16%) MPLS
11 5 (13.16%) SNMP
11 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
12 4 (10.53%) Finance
12 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
12 4 (10.53%) Juniper
12 4 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (10.53%) CCIE

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) 3G
2 13 (34.21%) 4G
3 12 (31.58%) UMTS
4 11 (28.95%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (21.05%) 2G
6 7 (18.42%) HSPA
7 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (15.79%) 802.11
7 6 (15.79%) Broadband
8 5 (13.16%) GSM
8 5 (13.16%) MPLS
8 5 (13.16%) SNMP
9 4 (10.53%) VoIP
10 3 (7.89%) OSPF
10 3 (7.89%) BGP
10 3 (7.89%) Firewall
11 2 (5.26%) GPRS
12 1 (2.63%) 3GPP
12 1 (2.63%) WLAN
12 1 (2.63%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Designer
1 5 (13.16%) OSS Engineer
2 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Microwave Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Architect
3 2 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Network Specialist
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Designer
4 1 (2.63%) Tester
4 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Network Designer
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (2.63%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Radio Network Engineer
4 1 (2.63%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Neural Network
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Network Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) Network Planning
3 5 (13.16%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) Network Management
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) ETL
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.63%) Validation
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) eTOM
6 1 (2.63%) Process Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) MVC
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCIE
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) CCDP
3 3 (7.89%) CCDE
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) CCIP
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco
2 7 (18.42%) Huawei
3 6 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (15.79%) Ericsson
3 6 (15.79%) Nokia
4 4 (10.53%) Juniper
4 4 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (7.89%) NEC
5 3 (7.89%) Cramer
5 3 (7.89%) Amdocs
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Nortel
7 1 (2.63%) RapidMiner
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