The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 107 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing UMTS 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £255 £261
% change year-on-year
-9.80% -2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UMTS
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
267 234 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.48% 14.21% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 110 53
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
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 £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

UMTS
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 UMTS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 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 -
UMTS
North West

UMTS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management

UMTS
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%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) HSPA
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA