The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
England / North West
Rank - 155 137
Contract jobs citing UMTS 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.079% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.52% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £200 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £255 £285
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
396 572 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.09% 15.14% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 327 214
Median daily rate £383 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.15 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +30.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £43.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the North West region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

UMTS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Performance Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Optimisation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management