The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 56 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing LTE 8 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 2.77% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 13.64% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 1
Median daily rate £300 £279 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -41.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £273 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.09% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.32% +4.28%
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Berkshire

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
176 198 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.04% 20.31% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 102 89
Median daily rate £423 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LTE 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 Reading region with a requirement for LTE.

1 23 (79.31%) Telecoms
2 17 (58.62%) 3G
2 17 (58.62%) 4G
3 15 (51.72%) Project Management
4 12 (41.38%) Ericsson
4 12 (41.38%) ITIL
4 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
4 12 (41.38%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (41.38%) VoLTE
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
5 11 (37.93%) Amdocs
5 11 (37.93%) MS Project
5 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) 2G
7 8 (27.59%) Nokia
8 7 (24.14%) Remedy
8 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
8 7 (24.14%) Back Office
8 7 (24.14%) High Availability
8 7 (24.14%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (20.69%) Diameter Protocol
9 6 (20.69%) SPML
9 6 (20.69%) LDAP
9 6 (20.69%) Huawei
9 6 (20.69%) SIGTRAN
9 6 (20.69%) MGW
9 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.69%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
1 11 (37.93%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) 3G
1 17 (58.62%) 4G
2 12 (41.38%) VoLTE
2 12 (41.38%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (31.03%) 2G
4 7 (24.14%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (20.69%) Diameter Protocol
5 6 (20.69%) INAP
5 6 (20.69%) LDAP
5 6 (20.69%) MGW
5 6 (20.69%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (13.79%) GSM
6 4 (13.79%) UMTS
7 3 (10.34%) UTRAN
7 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) Node B
9 1 (3.45%) Internet
9 1 (3.45%) RNC
9 1 (3.45%) SMS
9 1 (3.45%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (79.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Back Office
3 4 (13.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
1 6 (20.69%) Voice Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 4G Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Optimisation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Radio Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3G Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Databuild Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Rollout Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
1 6 (20.69%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Handset
2 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
4 7 (24.14%) High Availability
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Network Design
6 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
1 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) HNC
1 4 (13.79%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Ericsson
2 11 (37.93%) Amdocs
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Nokia
4 7 (24.14%) Remedy
5 6 (20.69%) Huawei
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.45%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (3.45%) Samsung