The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £340
% change year-on-year
- -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
377 209 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.58% 8.48% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 102 115
Average daily rate £340 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £158 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% +34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.20 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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LTE
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

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

LTE
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning