The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - 83
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £309 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -8.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +20.76%
LTE
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 227 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.66% 12.32% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 128 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Manchester