The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - 25 18
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.49% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.00% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
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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
7 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.73% 2.43% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate £500 £413 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +58.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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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