The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 19 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing LTE 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.61% 6.86% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 25.93% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -16.47%
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.77% 26.47% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Average daily rate £343 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LTE across the Newbury region.

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) Huawei
3 4 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (57.14%) 4G
3 4 (57.14%) 2G
3 4 (57.14%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) SS7
4 2 (28.57%) GSM
4 2 (28.57%) UMTS
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) INAP
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) HSPA
5 1 (14.29%) HSDPA
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) RNC
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) IPv6
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) SS7
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
3 2 (28.57%) UMTS
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) INAP
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) HSPA
4 1 (14.29%) HSDPA
4 1 (14.29%) RNC
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
1 4 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia