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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing LTE 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.22% 3.20% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 14.81% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£310 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+34.70% -13.33%
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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
38 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 26.03% 21.60% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 19
Average daily rate £310 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
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 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 July 2015, 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 29 (96.67%) Telecoms
2 27 (90.00%) GSM
3 21 (70.00%) GPRS
3 21 (70.00%) UMTS
4 20 (66.67%) 4G
5 19 (63.33%) VoLTE
6 15 (50.00%) Network Planning
7 13 (43.33%) Wireless
7 13 (43.33%) 3G
8 12 (40.00%) 2G
9 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (36.67%) HP
9 11 (36.67%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (33.33%) SDH
10 10 (33.33%) CDMA2000
10 10 (33.33%) MPLS
10 10 (33.33%) DSL
10 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (33.33%) Ericsson
10 10 (33.33%) GPON
10 10 (33.33%) HSPA
10 10 (33.33%) WiMAX
11 9 (30.00%) RNC
11 9 (30.00%) Validation
11 9 (30.00%) Test Management
11 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (30.00%) Actix
11 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
11 9 (30.00%) HSDPA

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) GSM
2 21 (70.00%) GPRS
2 21 (70.00%) UMTS
3 20 (66.67%) 4G
4 19 (63.33%) VoLTE
5 13 (43.33%) Wireless
5 13 (43.33%) 3G
6 12 (40.00%) 2G
7 11 (36.67%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (33.33%) GPON
8 10 (33.33%) WiMAX
8 10 (33.33%) HSPA
8 10 (33.33%) CDMA2000
8 10 (33.33%) MPLS
8 10 (33.33%) DSL
8 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (33.33%) SDH
9 9 (30.00%) HSDPA
9 9 (30.00%) RNC
9 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
General
1 29 (96.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Build Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.33%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Solaris
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (30.00%) Test Planning
2 9 (30.00%) Validation
2 9 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (30.00%) Test Management
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) HP
2 10 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 9 (30.00%) Actix
4 7 (23.33%) Huawei
5 3 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia
6 1 (3.33%) Siemens