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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 381 407 376
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Contract jobs citing UMTS 18 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.033% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
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£275 £345 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% +60.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £255 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -14.88%
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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
2906 2947 3040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 12.27% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 1937 1916
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 76 158
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.55 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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
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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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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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 - - - -
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England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 14 (60.87%) LTE
3 13 (56.52%) GSM
4 9 (39.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (39.13%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (30.43%) Huawei
6 6 (26.09%) CRM
6 6 (26.09%) GPRS
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) 3G
6 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) ATM
7 5 (21.74%) SNMP
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (21.74%) Ericsson
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
8 4 (17.39%) Broadband
8 4 (17.39%) SDH
8 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.04%) SLA
9 3 (13.04%) Network Design
9 3 (13.04%) RNC
9 3 (13.04%) Line Management
10 2 (8.70%) Java
10 2 (8.70%) WAP
10 2 (8.70%) BT
10 2 (8.70%) NEC
10 2 (8.70%) IPsec

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) LTE
2 13 (56.52%) GSM
3 9 (39.13%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (26.09%) GPRS
4 6 (26.09%) 3G
5 5 (21.74%) ATM
5 5 (21.74%) SNMP
6 4 (17.39%) Broadband
6 4 (17.39%) SDH
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
7 3 (13.04%) RNC
8 2 (8.70%) IPsec
9 1 (4.35%) 2G
9 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.35%) 4G
9 1 (4.35%) GGSN
9 1 (4.35%) SGSN
9 1 (4.35%) HSPA
9 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Field Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) OSS Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Microwave Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) RF Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Radio Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Commissioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Handset
2 1 (4.35%) Neural Network
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) CRM
1 6 (26.09%) Network Architecture
2 3 (13.04%) Network Design
2 3 (13.04%) Line Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Logistics
3 2 (8.70%) WFM
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (30.43%) Huawei
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Ericsson
5 2 (8.70%) BT
5 2 (8.70%) NEC
6 1 (4.35%) RapidMiner
6 1 (4.35%) Nokia
6 1 (4.35%) IBM