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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 36 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing LTE 28 22 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.19% 2.20% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.52% 8.94% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£393 £233 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.81% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £217 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £245 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -16.47%
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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
243 246 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.68% 24.60% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 101
Average daily rate £390 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 44 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 35 (61.40%) 3G
3 25 (43.86%) 4G
4 21 (36.84%) 2G
5 19 (33.33%) Huawei
6 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 13 (22.81%) Ericsson
7 13 (22.81%) Degree
8 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture
9 11 (19.30%) Radio Access Network
9 11 (19.30%) Validation
9 11 (19.30%) Project Management
10 9 (15.79%) VoIP
10 9 (15.79%) Cisco
11 8 (14.04%) Juniper
11 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
11 8 (14.04%) Nokia
11 8 (14.04%) SGSN
12 7 (12.28%) ATM
12 7 (12.28%) UMTS
13 6 (10.53%) SLA
13 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
13 6 (10.53%) SDH
13 6 (10.53%) SQL
13 6 (10.53%) RANAP
13 6 (10.53%) VoLTE
13 6 (10.53%) GGSN
14 5 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
14 5 (8.77%) Network Planning
14 5 (8.77%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) 3G
2 25 (43.86%) 4G
3 21 (36.84%) 2G
4 11 (19.30%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (15.79%) VoIP
6 8 (14.04%) SGSN
7 7 (12.28%) ATM
7 7 (12.28%) UMTS
8 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 6 (10.53%) SDH
8 6 (10.53%) RANAP
8 6 (10.53%) VoLTE
8 6 (10.53%) GGSN
9 4 (7.02%) MPLS
10 3 (5.26%) HSPA
10 3 (5.26%) WiMAX
10 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
10 3 (5.26%) GSM
10 3 (5.26%) WCDMA
10 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MS Access
General
1 44 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Architect
2 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.02%) BSS Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.26%) OSS Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Provisioning Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (5.26%) RF Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) RF Test Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (1.75%) Designer
7 1 (1.75%) Circuiting Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Databuild Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.51%) Handset
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture
2 11 (19.30%) Validation
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (8.77%) Network Planning
3 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.02%) Migration
4 4 (7.02%) SOA
4 4 (7.02%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (3.51%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.75%) Logistics
6 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CCIE
4 1 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Huawei
2 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 13 (22.81%) Ericsson
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) Juniper
5 8 (14.04%) Nokia
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.02%) BT
8 3 (5.26%) Cramer
9 2 (3.51%) Apple
9 2 (3.51%) Siemens
9 2 (3.51%) NEC
9 2 (3.51%) Radware
9 2 (3.51%) Redback
10 1 (1.75%) Actix
10 1 (1.75%) Tektronix
10 1 (1.75%) HP
10 1 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.75%) VMware
10 1 (1.75%) Mapinfo
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