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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 41 59 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing LTE 29 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.90% 1.06% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.68% 4.76% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Median daily rate £230 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £272 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £384 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -10.58%
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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
212 210 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 22.25% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 111 94
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 25 (71.43%) Ericsson
3 22 (62.86%) Project Management
3 22 (62.86%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 21 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 21 (60.00%) MS Project
4 21 (60.00%) ITIL
4 21 (60.00%) Remedy
4 21 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 21 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 21 (60.00%) VoLTE
5 13 (37.14%) 3G
6 11 (31.43%) 4G
7 8 (22.86%) 2G
8 7 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (14.29%) Huawei
9 5 (14.29%) UMTS
10 4 (11.43%) GSM
10 4 (11.43%) Nokia
11 3 (8.57%) UTRAN
11 3 (8.57%) Wireless
12 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (5.71%) CCNP
12 2 (5.71%) CCNA
12 2 (5.71%) Unix
12 2 (5.71%) HNC
12 2 (5.71%) HND
12 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement

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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 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (60.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Wi-Fi
2 21 (60.00%) VoLTE
3 13 (37.14%) 3G
4 11 (31.43%) 4G
5 8 (22.86%) 2G
6 7 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (14.29%) UMTS
8 4 (11.43%) GSM
9 3 (8.57%) UTRAN
9 3 (8.57%) Wireless
10 1 (2.86%) DWDM
10 1 (2.86%) Node B
General
1 30 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Project Manager
1 21 (60.00%) Voice Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Core Network Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Optimisation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.86%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Project Management
2 21 (60.00%) ITIL
2 21 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 21 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C++
1 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
1 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) CCNP
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) HNC
1 2 (5.71%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Ericsson
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) Remedy
4 5 (14.29%) Huawei
5 4 (11.43%) Nokia
6 2 (5.71%) Amdocs
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.86%) Samsung