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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 42 67 24
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -43
Contract jobs citing LTE 32 19 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.54% 1.77% 6.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.58% 7.95% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £270 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £270 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £305
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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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
193 239 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.37% 22.32% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 94 126
Average daily rate £350 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -19.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.50 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.60 £13.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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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 25 November 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

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 35 (58.33%) 4G
3 33 (55.00%) 3G
4 27 (45.00%) 2G
5 25 (41.67%) Huawei
6 22 (36.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 22 (36.67%) Ericsson
7 17 (28.33%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (23.33%) Nokia
9 11 (18.33%) GSM
10 9 (15.00%) SLA
10 9 (15.00%) Degree
11 8 (13.33%) IPsec
11 8 (13.33%) Validation
11 8 (13.33%) Migration
11 8 (13.33%) VoLTE
11 8 (13.33%) UMTS
11 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
12 7 (11.67%) Cisco
12 7 (11.67%) Wireless
13 6 (10.00%) BT
13 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
13 6 (10.00%) UNIX
13 6 (10.00%) Juniper
13 6 (10.00%) MPLS
14 5 (8.33%) DNS
14 5 (8.33%) ATM
14 5 (8.33%) RANAP
14 5 (8.33%) MGW
15 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (58.33%) 4G
2 33 (55.00%) 3G
3 27 (45.00%) 2G
4 17 (28.33%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (18.33%) GSM
6 8 (13.33%) IPsec
6 8 (13.33%) VoLTE
6 8 (13.33%) UMTS
6 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (11.67%) Wireless
8 6 (10.00%) MPLS
9 5 (8.33%) DNS
9 5 (8.33%) ATM
9 5 (8.33%) RANAP
9 5 (8.33%) MGW
10 4 (6.67%) GGSN
10 4 (6.67%) SGSN
10 4 (6.67%) SCTP
10 4 (6.67%) XCAP
10 4 (6.67%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MS Access
General
1 44 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Architect
3 5 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Transmission Planner
4 4 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) RF Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) RF Test Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Integration Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.67%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) 3G Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.67%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Solaris
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Validation
1 8 (13.33%) Migration
2 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (5.00%) Project Management
3 3 (5.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (1.67%) SOA
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (1.67%) BPR
5 1 (1.67%) Change Management
5 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) HNC
3 2 (3.33%) HND
3 2 (3.33%) CCIE
3 2 (3.33%) CCNP
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
1 4 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Huawei
2 22 (36.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 22 (36.67%) Ericsson
3 14 (23.33%) Nokia
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco
5 6 (10.00%) BT
5 6 (10.00%) Juniper
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) Cramer
7 2 (3.33%) Redback
7 2 (3.33%) Radware
7 2 (3.33%) Siemens
8 1 (1.67%) Nortel
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.67%) NEC
8 1 (1.67%) Comverse
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