The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 5 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 8.33% - 16.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £268 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.86% -18.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -21.11%
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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 M4 Corridor region.

Communications & Networking Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 35.00% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

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Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UMTS across the M4 Corridor region.

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

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Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the M4 Corridor region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

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Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management