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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -8.45%
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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
26 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.50% 5.71% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate £320 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £500 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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

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