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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 424 417 413
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing UMTS 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £363 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £365 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £485 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £135 £263
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -10.00%
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
2923 2983 2722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 13.38% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 1950 1822
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 £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 93 82
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (100.00%) GSM
2 10 (66.67%) GPRS
3 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) WCDMA
4 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) SS7
4 7 (46.67%) CDMA
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Sybase
4 7 (46.67%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) Solaris
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 6 (40.00%) MGCP
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) H.323
5 6 (40.00%) NGN
5 6 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (33.33%) LTE
7 4 (26.67%) Amdocs
7 4 (26.67%) Change Control
7 4 (26.67%) Mapinfo
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (13.33%) Huawei
9 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (13.33%) VoLTE

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) GSM
2 10 (66.67%) GPRS
3 7 (46.67%) CDMA
3 7 (46.67%) SS7
3 7 (46.67%) WCDMA
4 6 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (40.00%) H.323
4 6 (40.00%) MGCP
4 6 (40.00%) NGN
4 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) LTE
6 2 (13.33%) 3G
6 2 (13.33%) GGSN
6 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (13.33%) SGSN
6 2 (13.33%) VoLTE
6 2 (13.33%) VoWiFi
7 1 (6.67%) ISUP
7 1 (6.67%) TCAP
7 1 (6.67%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Core Network Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Support
2 6 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VoLTE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) Sybase
2 4 (26.67%) Amdocs
2 4 (26.67%) Mapinfo
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Huawei
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia Networks