The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 136 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing LTE 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.036% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+20.77% +2.11%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
302 356 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.20% 12.75% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 190 102
Average daily rate £308 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 - -
LTE
UK

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks