The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 76 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing UMTS 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.11% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.53% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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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
273 187 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.86% 21.44% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS 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 UMTS across the Reading region.

UMTS 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 UMTS across the Reading region.

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 2 (66.67%) GPRS
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Node B
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) RNC
2 1 (33.33%) NGN
2 1 (33.33%) MGCP
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Unix

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) GPRS
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) CDMA
2 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) MGCP
2 1 (33.33%) NGN
2 1 (33.33%) Node B
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) RNC
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase