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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 406 406 409
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing LTE 25 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.085% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.65% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
Median daily rate £588 £488 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +98.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £323 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £639 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £265 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
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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
3194 3086 2805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.41% 13.07% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 1998 1748
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 111 86
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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
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 23 July 2016.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in London

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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

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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 23 July 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
City of London +44 3 £500 -21.25%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 -
Westminster - 1 £600 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
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England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 15 (41.67%) 4G
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
4 12 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) 3G
5 11 (30.56%) GSM
6 9 (25.00%) UMTS
6 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (25.00%) 2G
6 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (25.00%) TETRA
7 8 (22.22%) Project Management
8 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (19.44%) Amdocs
8 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (19.44%) SFIA
9 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (13.89%) Mapinfo
9 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (11.11%) Legal
10 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
10 4 (11.11%) Change Control
11 3 (8.33%) AirWatch
11 3 (8.33%) VoLTE
11 3 (8.33%) Samsung
11 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 3 (8.33%) Degree

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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 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) 4G
2 11 (30.56%) 3G
2 11 (30.56%) GSM
3 9 (25.00%) 2G
3 9 (25.00%) TETRA
3 9 (25.00%) UMTS
4 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.33%) CDMA
6 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) Firewall
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.33%) VoLTE
6 3 (8.33%) WiMAX
7 2 (5.56%) RNC
7 2 (5.56%) UTRAN
7 2 (5.56%) WCDMA
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) WLAN
8 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 22 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Law
5 2 (5.56%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Arabic Language
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Telecoms Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.33%) LTE Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3G Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Mobility Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Radio Planner
6 2 (5.56%) RF Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) VHDL
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.78%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) SFIA
5 4 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Line Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 2 (5.56%) Network Management
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
1 2 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (2.78%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Amdocs
2 5 (13.89%) Mapinfo
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) Samsung
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (2.78%) Anite
5 1 (2.78%) Aruba
5 1 (2.78%) Dialogic
5 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Motorola
5 1 (2.78%) Nokia