The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £269 £285
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.44% 5.37% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands