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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 422 432 421
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing LTE 8 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.060% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £323 £500 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.50% +96.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £480 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £520 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £309 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.07% -11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%
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
3264 2864 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.30% 12.30% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2100 1896 2089
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 83 92
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hillingdon - 1 - -
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 16 (50.00%) 4G
3 13 (40.63%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) GSM
5 10 (31.25%) 3G
6 9 (28.13%) UMTS
6 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
6 9 (28.13%) TETRA
7 8 (25.00%) 2G
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (21.88%) SFIA
9 5 (15.63%) Amdocs
10 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
10 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (12.50%) Mapinfo
10 4 (12.50%) VoLTE
11 3 (9.38%) Change Control
11 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
11 3 (9.38%) Samsung
11 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (9.38%) Firewall
11 3 (9.38%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) 4G
2 11 (34.38%) GSM
3 10 (31.25%) 3G
4 9 (28.13%) TETRA
4 9 (28.13%) UMTS
5 8 (25.00%) 2G
6 4 (12.50%) VoLTE
6 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (9.38%) CDMA
7 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 3 (9.38%) Firewall
7 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.38%) WiMAX
8 2 (6.25%) GPRS
8 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (6.25%) RNC
8 2 (6.25%) UTRAN
8 2 (6.25%) WCDMA
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Arabic Language
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Telecoms Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Optimisation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Ericsson Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Radio Planner
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Network Planner
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Statistics
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) VHDL
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) SFIA
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
1 2 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CLAS
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
1 3 (9.38%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (6.25%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Amdocs
2 4 (12.50%) Mapinfo
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Samsung
4 2 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Anite
5 1 (3.13%) Aruba
5 1 (3.13%) BT
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Dialogic
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Huawei
5 1 (3.13%) Motorola
5 1 (3.13%) Nokia