The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 384 386 374
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing UMTS 11 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.077% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.66% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£350 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £285 £265
% change year-on-year
-0.87% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
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
2814 2595 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.82% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 1634 1753
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 74 141
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.69 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 17 (60.71%) GSM
3 14 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 13 (46.43%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (42.86%) LTE
6 11 (39.29%) ATM
7 9 (32.14%) Ericsson
7 9 (32.14%) SDH
7 9 (32.14%) Ethernet
7 9 (32.14%) SLA
8 8 (28.57%) RNC
8 8 (28.57%) Line Management
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) WFM
9 7 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 7 (25.00%) CRM
9 7 (25.00%) GPRS
10 6 (21.43%) 3G
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) Huawei
11 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (17.86%) SNMP
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
12 4 (14.29%) Broadband
12 4 (14.29%) VoIP
13 3 (10.71%) Java
13 3 (10.71%) Solaris
13 3 (10.71%) Linux
14 2 (7.14%) ISDN

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) GSM
2 13 (46.43%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (42.86%) LTE
4 11 (39.29%) ATM
5 9 (32.14%) SDH
5 9 (32.14%) Ethernet
6 8 (28.57%) RNC
7 7 (25.00%) GPRS
8 6 (21.43%) 3G
9 5 (17.86%) SNMP
10 4 (14.29%) VoIP
10 4 (14.29%) Broadband
11 2 (7.14%) ISDN
11 2 (7.14%) LAN
11 2 (7.14%) WAN
11 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 2 (7.14%) OSPF
11 2 (7.14%) BGP
11 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
11 2 (7.14%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
General
1 22 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Field Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) OSS Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Microwave Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Business Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Radio Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) WAP
2 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (3.57%) IVR
2 1 (3.57%) Neural Network
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
2 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Solaris
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Line Management
2 7 (25.00%) WFM
2 7 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (25.00%) CRM
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design
3 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Network Management
3 2 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) VCP4
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 9 (32.14%) Ericsson
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 6 (21.43%) Huawei
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) BT
4 2 (7.14%) NEC
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.57%) RapidMiner