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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 156 160 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing UMTS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.024% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £145 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £145 £261
% change year-on-year
+167.24% -44.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+31.20% -16.66%
UMTS
England

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
471 595 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.79% 14.20% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 353 247
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 35
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) GSM
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) 4G
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) 3G
5 2 (28.57%) 2G
5 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Amdocs
6 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (14.29%) LTE
6 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) 2G
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Implementation Controller
2 1 (14.29%) Acquisition Controller
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Site Acquisition Controller
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Amdocs