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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 415 422 403
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing UMTS 5 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.022% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £318 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £145 £258
% change year-on-year
+210.34% -43.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
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
2777 2820 3076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.55% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1888 2092
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 89 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 December 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 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (71.43%) GSM
3 9 (64.29%) LTE
4 6 (42.86%) Statistics
4 6 (42.86%) GPRS
5 5 (35.71%) 3G
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) People Management
7 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
7 3 (21.43%) Network Management
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) GGSN
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) 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 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) GSM
2 9 (64.29%) LTE
3 6 (42.86%) GPRS
4 5 (35.71%) 3G
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (28.57%) MPLS
5 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) GGSN
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) SMTP
6 3 (21.43%) SNMP
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Arabic Language
3 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Ericsson Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Statistics
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) People Management
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCIE
1 3 (21.43%) CCSP
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CME
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Huawei
2 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 2 (14.29%) Mapinfo
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Dialogic
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds