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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £308
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
LTE
England

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
22 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.77% 3.70% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate £638 £220 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+189.77% -56.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £210 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £220 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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