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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 7.50% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £266 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £30.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+12.29% -14.08%
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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
46 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 28.75% 27.27% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 21
Average daily rate £328 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 16 (100.00%) GPRS
1 16 (100.00%) GSM
2 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
3 13 (81.25%) HP
3 13 (81.25%) LTE
3 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (81.25%) VoLTE
4 11 (68.75%) Test Planning
4 11 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (68.75%) Wireshark
4 11 (68.75%) Test Management
4 11 (68.75%) Validation
5 10 (62.50%) RNC
6 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
6 9 (56.25%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (56.25%) HSDPA
7 6 (37.50%) NAS
7 6 (37.50%) 4G
8 5 (31.25%) Wireless
9 4 (25.00%) 2G
9 4 (25.00%) 3G
10 3 (18.75%) CDMA2000
10 3 (18.75%) MPLS
10 3 (18.75%) DSL
10 3 (18.75%) SDH
10 3 (18.75%) SOAP
10 3 (18.75%) WiMAX
10 3 (18.75%) Network Planning
10 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (18.75%) ISUP

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) GPRS
1 16 (100.00%) GSM
2 13 (81.25%) LTE
2 13 (81.25%) VoLTE
3 11 (68.75%) Wireshark
4 10 (62.50%) RNC
5 9 (56.25%) HSDPA
5 9 (56.25%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (37.50%) 4G
6 6 (37.50%) NAS
7 5 (31.25%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) 2G
8 4 (25.00%) 3G
9 3 (18.75%) CDMA2000
9 3 (18.75%) MPLS
9 3 (18.75%) DSL
9 3 (18.75%) SDH
9 3 (18.75%) WiMAX
9 3 (18.75%) ISUP
9 3 (18.75%) INAP
General
1 14 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Tester
1 11 (68.75%) Technical Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Validation
1 11 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
1 11 (68.75%) Test Management
1 11 (68.75%) Test Planning
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Network Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
2 3 (18.75%) Huawei