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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - 135 129
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £309 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.07% -11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%
LTE
UK

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
361 314 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 9.81% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 132 167
Median daily rate £330 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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