The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS 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
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 11 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing UMTS 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 8.22% 0.80% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -16.43%
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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%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

UMTS 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 UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 35 (100.00%) GSM
2 33 (94.29%) Telecoms
3 25 (71.43%) GPRS
4 21 (60.00%) LTE
5 19 (54.29%) VoLTE
6 17 (48.57%) Wireless
7 13 (37.14%) HP
7 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (34.29%) GPON
8 12 (34.29%) 4G
8 12 (34.29%) WiMAX
8 12 (34.29%) Network Planning
8 12 (34.29%) HSPA
8 12 (34.29%) Ericsson
8 12 (34.29%) SDH
8 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (34.29%) CDMA2000
8 12 (34.29%) MPLS
8 12 (34.29%) DSL
9 11 (31.43%) Validation
9 11 (31.43%) Test Management
9 11 (31.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
9 11 (31.43%) RNC
9 11 (31.43%) Test Planning
10 10 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
11 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
11 9 (25.71%) Diameter Protocol
11 9 (25.71%) SLA
11 9 (25.71%) HSDPA

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) GSM
2 25 (71.43%) GPRS
3 21 (60.00%) LTE
4 19 (54.29%) VoLTE
5 17 (48.57%) Wireless
6 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (34.29%) SDH
6 12 (34.29%) CDMA2000
6 12 (34.29%) MPLS
6 12 (34.29%) DSL
6 12 (34.29%) GPON
6 12 (34.29%) 4G
6 12 (34.29%) WiMAX
6 12 (34.29%) HSPA
7 11 (31.43%) RNC
7 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
8 10 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (25.71%) Diameter Protocol
9 9 (25.71%) HSDPA
10 6 (17.14%) 3G
General
1 33 (94.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Tester
2 11 (31.43%) Technical Tester
3 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
4 1 (2.86%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Solaris
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Network Planning
2 11 (31.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (31.43%) Test Management
2 11 (31.43%) Validation
2 11 (31.43%) Test Planning
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Logistics
6 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) HP
2 12 (34.29%) Ericsson
3 8 (22.86%) Huawei
4 3 (8.57%) Actix
5 2 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.86%) SAP