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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing UMTS 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.56% 3.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 18.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£205 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £263 £304
% change year-on-year
-48.57% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
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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
26 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.67% 20.77% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Average daily rate £275 £175 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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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

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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 UMTS across the Newbury region.

UMTS 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 UMTS across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

UMTS Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (96.88%) Telecoms
2 29 (90.63%) GSM
3 19 (59.38%) Wireless
4 15 (46.88%) Ericsson
5 14 (43.75%) GPRS
5 14 (43.75%) LTE
5 14 (43.75%) 4G
6 13 (40.63%) WiMAX
7 12 (37.50%) Network Planning
7 12 (37.50%) CDMA2000
7 12 (37.50%) MPLS
7 12 (37.50%) DSL
7 12 (37.50%) SDH
7 12 (37.50%) GPON
7 12 (37.50%) HSPA
7 12 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (34.38%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (34.38%) SLA
9 10 (31.25%) Project Management
9 10 (31.25%) VoLTE
10 8 (25.00%) Huawei
10 8 (25.00%) 3G
10 8 (25.00%) C
11 7 (21.88%) 2G
11 7 (21.88%) Logistics
12 6 (18.75%) RNC
13 4 (12.50%) CDMA
14 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
14 3 (9.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 3 (9.38%) Actix

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) GSM
2 19 (59.38%) Wireless
3 14 (43.75%) GPRS
3 14 (43.75%) LTE
3 14 (43.75%) 4G
4 13 (40.63%) WiMAX
5 12 (37.50%) CDMA2000
5 12 (37.50%) MPLS
5 12 (37.50%) DSL
5 12 (37.50%) SDH
5 12 (37.50%) GPON
5 12 (37.50%) HSPA
5 12 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (34.38%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (31.25%) VoLTE
8 8 (25.00%) 3G
9 7 (21.88%) 2G
10 6 (18.75%) RNC
11 4 (12.50%) CDMA
12 2 (6.25%) NBAP
General
1 31 (96.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (9.38%) Analyst
1 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
2 2 (6.25%) Tester
2 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Microwave Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Testing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Network Planning
2 10 (31.25%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Logistics
4 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Ericsson
2 8 (25.00%) Huawei
3 3 (9.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (9.38%) Actix
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel
5 1 (3.13%) Nokia
5 1 (3.13%) NetHawk