The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 48 67 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing LTE 27 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.68% 0.79% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.98% 3.39% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£264 £265 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 236 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.61% 23.21% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 80 65
Average daily rate £338 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.90 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 43 (75.44%) Telecoms
2 38 (66.67%) 4G
3 35 (61.40%) 3G
4 31 (54.39%) Radio Access Network
5 28 (49.12%) 2G
6 16 (28.07%) UNIX
7 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 12 (21.05%) VoLTE
8 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.05%) Ericsson
9 11 (19.30%) GSM
9 11 (19.30%) Degree
10 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (15.79%) Huawei
11 9 (15.79%) Linux
11 9 (15.79%) Nokia
11 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
12 8 (14.04%) HNC
12 8 (14.04%) HND
12 8 (14.04%) Perl
12 8 (14.04%) 3GPP
12 8 (14.04%) Validation
13 7 (12.28%) Wireless
13 7 (12.28%) MS Access
13 7 (12.28%) DNS
13 7 (12.28%) SLA
13 7 (12.28%) SQL
13 7 (12.28%) XML
13 7 (12.28%) CCNP

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (66.67%) 4G
2 35 (61.40%) 3G
3 31 (54.39%) Radio Access Network
4 28 (49.12%) 2G
5 12 (21.05%) VoLTE
6 11 (19.30%) GSM
7 8 (14.04%) 3GPP
8 7 (12.28%) DNS
8 7 (12.28%) Wireless
9 6 (10.53%) IPsec
9 6 (10.53%) VoIP
10 4 (7.02%) UMTS
10 4 (7.02%) LDAP
10 4 (7.02%) HTTP
10 4 (7.02%) M3UA
10 4 (7.02%) MGW
10 4 (7.02%) SCTP
10 4 (7.02%) XCAP
10 4 (7.02%) SMPP
10 4 (7.02%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MS Access
General
1 43 (75.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Test Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Integration Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Coordinator
6 1 (1.75%) Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Technical Leader
6 1 (1.75%) 3G Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Replication
3 4 (7.02%) PKI
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.75%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) UNIX
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Validation
2 5 (8.77%) Project Management
3 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 3 (5.26%) Test Planning
3 3 (5.26%) Line Management
4 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.51%) Change Management
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL
4 2 (3.51%) Migration
4 2 (3.51%) Network Design
4 2 (3.51%) Test Management
4 2 (3.51%) System Testing
5 1 (1.75%) Time Management
5 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.75%) eTOM
5 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Perl
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) HNC
2 8 (14.04%) HND
3 7 (12.28%) CCNP
3 7 (12.28%) CCNA
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Netcool
1 4 (7.02%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 12 (21.05%) Ericsson
3 9 (15.79%) Nokia
3 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.79%) Huawei
4 4 (7.02%) Remedy
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) Nortel
7 1 (1.75%) Siemens
7 1 (1.75%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Comverse
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