The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 131 -
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
294 378 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.67% 14.49% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 192 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.80% -7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £15.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LTE across the Scotland region.

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland