The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £300 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.53% 8.41% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate £500 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
LTE
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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

LTE
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing LTE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LTE.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing LTE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics