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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 32 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs citing LTE 36 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.01% 0.89% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.18% 3.06% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £185 £338 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +24.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £314 £285
% change year-on-year
+75.29% +10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%

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
170 294 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.68% 29.05% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 157 77
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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

LTE
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

LTE
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 22 February 2017, 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 48 (82.76%) Telecoms
2 43 (74.14%) Ericsson
3 42 (72.41%) Project Management
4 38 (65.52%) MS Excel
5 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
5 37 (63.79%) VoLTE
6 36 (62.07%) MS Project
6 36 (62.07%) ITIL
6 36 (62.07%) PRINCE2
6 36 (62.07%) Management Information System
6 36 (62.07%) Wi-Fi
6 36 (62.07%) Remedy
6 36 (62.07%) ITIL V3
7 16 (27.59%) 3G
8 13 (22.41%) 4G
9 11 (18.97%) 2G
9 11 (18.97%) GSM
10 10 (17.24%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (13.79%) Huawei
11 8 (13.79%) UMTS
12 7 (12.07%) Nokia
13 6 (10.34%) Android Studio
13 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.34%) Mobile Development
13 6 (10.34%) Apple Swift
13 6 (10.34%) Service Design
13 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.34%) Xcode
13 6 (10.34%) Objective-C
13 6 (10.34%) Android

LTE
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 38 (65.52%) MS Excel
2 36 (62.07%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (63.79%) VoLTE
2 36 (62.07%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (27.59%) 3G
4 13 (22.41%) 4G
5 11 (18.97%) 2G
5 11 (18.97%) GSM
6 10 (17.24%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (13.79%) UMTS
8 5 (8.62%) HSPA
8 5 (8.62%) MGW
8 5 (8.62%) UTRAN
8 5 (8.62%) WCDMA
9 2 (3.45%) Wireless
10 1 (1.72%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (1.72%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Android Studio
1 6 (10.34%) Xcode
General
1 48 (82.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Publishing
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Project Manager
1 36 (62.07%) Voice Project Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Core Network Project Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Network Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Network Project Manager
3 7 (12.07%) 3G Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) 4G Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Radio Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Telecoms Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre Specialist
7 1 (1.72%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (1.72%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (62.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Project Management
2 36 (62.07%) ITIL
2 36 (62.07%) ITIL V3
2 36 (62.07%) PRINCE2
3 6 (10.34%) Mobile Development
3 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.34%) Service Design
3 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.62%) Coaching
4 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.17%) Network Planning
5 3 (5.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.72%) Analytics
6 1 (1.72%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.72%) Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (1.72%) Network Performance Management
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Apple Swift
1 6 (10.34%) Java
1 6 (10.34%) Objective-C
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) CCNA
2 3 (5.17%) CCNP
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.17%) HNC
2 3 (5.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) Ericsson
2 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
3 36 (62.07%) Remedy
4 8 (13.79%) Huawei
5 7 (12.07%) Nokia
6 5 (8.62%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.72%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.72%) Samsung