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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - 23 21
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.62% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 33.33% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
11 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.05% 1.85% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £338 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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