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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 11 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing LTE 20 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.97% 3.09% 5.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.26% 14.29% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £284 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 38.57% 21.60% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 28
Average daily rate £290 £175 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £430 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1037.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 27 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 26 (86.67%) 4G
3 22 (73.33%) GSM
4 19 (63.33%) 3G
5 18 (60.00%) 2G
6 16 (53.33%) Network Planning
7 15 (50.00%) Wireless
8 14 (46.67%) UMTS
9 13 (43.33%) Ericsson
10 12 (40.00%) GPRS
10 12 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
10 12 (40.00%) Actix
11 11 (36.67%) WiMAX
12 10 (33.33%) GPON
12 10 (33.33%) SDH
12 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (33.33%) CDMA2000
12 10 (33.33%) MPLS
12 10 (33.33%) DSL
12 10 (33.33%) HSPA
12 10 (33.33%) VoLTE
13 9 (30.00%) Huawei
14 8 (26.67%) NSN NetAct
14 8 (26.67%) SLA
14 8 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (23.33%) C
16 6 (20.00%) Network Design
17 4 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 4 (13.33%) CDMA
17 4 (13.33%) Nokia

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) 4G
2 22 (73.33%) GSM
3 19 (63.33%) 3G
4 18 (60.00%) 2G
5 15 (50.00%) Wireless
6 14 (46.67%) UMTS
7 12 (40.00%) GPRS
7 12 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (36.67%) WiMAX
9 10 (33.33%) CDMA2000
9 10 (33.33%) MPLS
9 10 (33.33%) DSL
9 10 (33.33%) SDH
9 10 (33.33%) VoLTE
9 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (33.33%) HSPA
9 10 (33.33%) GPON
10 4 (13.33%) CDMA
11 2 (6.67%) 3GPP
11 2 (6.67%) VoIP
General
1 27 (90.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Radio Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) RF Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Controller
5 1 (3.33%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Network Planning
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Ericsson
2 12 (40.00%) Actix
3 9 (30.00%) Huawei
4 4 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (13.33%) Nokia
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Nortel
6 1 (3.33%) Siemens
6 1 (3.33%) NetHawk