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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 435 426 438
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing UMTS 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.038% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £360 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +6.55%
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
3278 2890 3197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.33% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2108 1907 2051
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 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
City of London - 2 £360 - 1
Hillingdon - 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 12 (75.00%) GSM
3 9 (56.25%) LTE
4 8 (50.00%) 3G
5 5 (31.25%) GPRS
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (25.00%) Mapinfo
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) MPLS
6 4 (25.00%) OSPF
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) 2G
7 3 (18.75%) Amdocs
7 3 (18.75%) CCIE
7 3 (18.75%) CCSP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Nokia
7 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
7 3 (18.75%) 4G
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) Statistics
7 3 (18.75%) JNCIE

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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) GSM
2 9 (56.25%) LTE
3 8 (50.00%) 3G
4 5 (31.25%) GPRS
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) 2G
6 3 (18.75%) 4G
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 2 (12.50%) RNC
7 2 (12.50%) UTRAN
8 1 (6.25%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Arabic Language
3 1 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Radio Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Ericsson Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Radio Planner
5 1 (6.25%) Radio Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VoLTE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mandriva Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) 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%) Kalman Filter
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%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCIE
1 3 (18.75%) CCSP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (12.50%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (6.25%) Cacti
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CME
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (18.75%) Amdocs
2 3 (18.75%) Nokia
2 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
3 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Dialogic
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds