The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 58 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing UMTS 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.19% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.88% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £125 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -59.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +6.55%
UMTS
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
161 226 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.90% 21.86% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 121 88
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UMTS
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

UMTS
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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 5 (100.00%) GSM
2 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) 2G
2 4 (80.00%) Huawei
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) UTRAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) Megaco
5 1 (20.00%) ISUP
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) GGSN
5 1 (20.00%) SGSN
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) ISDN
5 1 (20.00%) PSTN
5 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (20.00%) Nokia
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Windows NT

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
2 4 (80.00%) 2G
2 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (60.00%) UTRAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (20.00%) ATM
5 1 (20.00%) CDMA
5 1 (20.00%) GGSN
5 1 (20.00%) GPRS
5 1 (20.00%) ISDN
5 1 (20.00%) ISUP
5 1 (20.00%) Megaco
5 1 (20.00%) MGW
5 1 (20.00%) PSTN
5 1 (20.00%) SGSN
5 1 (20.00%) WCDMA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 4G Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Presales
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase