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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 421 405 411
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing LTE 12 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.085% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.63% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £363 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £355 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+17.27% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
2935 2999 2814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.88% 13.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 1917 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 84 86
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (47.83%) 3G
2 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Legal
4 6 (26.09%) Amdocs
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 5 (21.74%) CCNP
5 5 (21.74%) CCNA
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
5 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (21.74%) 802.1X
6 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
6 4 (17.39%) Network Design
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) 2G
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) GSM
6 4 (17.39%) UMTS
7 3 (13.04%) NFS
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Remedy
7 3 (13.04%) Mapinfo
7 3 (13.04%) Law
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (13.04%) Financial Analysis

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 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) 3G
2 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless
3 4 (17.39%) 2G
3 4 (17.39%) GSM
3 4 (17.39%) UMTS
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (8.70%) 4G
5 2 (8.70%) VoLTE
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) GPRS
6 1 (4.35%) IPX
6 1 (4.35%) SMS
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Legal
4 3 (13.04%) Law
5 2 (8.70%) Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Electronics
5 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) 3G Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Field Test Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Procurement Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Voice Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Product Management
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Fraud Detection
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) CCNP
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Amdocs
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Mapinfo
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.35%) Huawei
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper