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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 99 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing LTE 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.36% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.55% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £240 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £269 £285
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
269 235 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 14.23% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 110 54
Median daily rate £378 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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

LTE
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £130 -
LTE
North West

LTE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LTE 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LTE.

1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia Networks
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) GPRS
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) UMTS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) HSPA
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) HSPA
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3G Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) LTE Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (60.00%) Huawei
1 3 (60.00%) Nokia
1 3 (60.00%) Nokia Networks