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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 98 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing LTE 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.10% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+31.20% -26.47%
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
275 263 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.72% 13.40% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 144 90
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 14
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) MVNO
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE

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 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MVNO
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001