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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 9.52% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £283 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UMTS
South East

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
9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 42.86% 25.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate £288 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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

UMTS
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

UMTS
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 16 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) SS7
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei