The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 423 426 416
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing UMTS 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £263 £500 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £500 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £255 £263
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.03%
UMTS
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
3191 3076 2808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.40% 13.03% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2158 1990 1746
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 112 89
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 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in London

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UMTS across the London region.

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in London

UMTS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UMTS across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

UMTS Daily Rate Histogram in London

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the London region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in London

UMTS
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 UMTS within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 15 (93.75%) GSM
2 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 6 (37.50%) GPRS
3 6 (37.50%) Mapinfo
4 5 (31.25%) 3G
4 5 (31.25%) Amdocs
4 5 (31.25%) Change Control
5 4 (25.00%) 4G
5 4 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (25.00%) 2G
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
6 3 (18.75%) Nokia
6 3 (18.75%) SS7
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) CDMA
6 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Huawei
6 3 (18.75%) Statistics
6 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (12.50%) VoWiFi
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) UTRAN
7 2 (12.50%) RNC

UMTS
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 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) GSM
2 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 6 (37.50%) GPRS
4 5 (31.25%) 3G
5 4 (25.00%) 2G
5 4 (25.00%) 4G
6 3 (18.75%) CDMA
6 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (18.75%) SS7
6 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
7 2 (12.50%) 3GPP
7 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 2 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (12.50%) GGSN
7 2 (12.50%) RNC
7 2 (12.50%) SGSN
7 2 (12.50%) UTRAN
7 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
7 2 (12.50%) VoWiFi
8 1 (6.25%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Arabic Language
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Radio Planner
3 1 (6.25%) Radio Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) VoLTE Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Audit
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (6.25%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Mapinfo
2 5 (31.25%) Amdocs
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Huawei
4 3 (18.75%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Sybase
6 1 (6.25%) Dialogic
6 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia Networks