The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 19 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing LTE 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.38% 1.61% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.31% 8.33% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£323 £135 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £284 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.28% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%
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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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.91% 19.28% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 23
Average daily rate £405 £210 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £437 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the Slough region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the Slough region.

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 16 (72.73%) 3G
2 15 (68.18%) Nokia
2 15 (68.18%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (63.64%) Ericsson
4 13 (59.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 12 (54.55%) 2G
6 11 (50.00%) Cramer
6 11 (50.00%) C
7 10 (45.45%) Amdocs
8 9 (40.91%) NSN NetAct
9 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) 4G
11 4 (18.18%) MGW
12 3 (13.64%) ISUP
12 3 (13.64%) UMTS
13 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
13 2 (9.09%) GSM
13 2 (9.09%) ISEB
13 2 (9.09%) C++
13 2 (9.09%) Linux
13 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (9.09%) Wireless
13 2 (9.09%) Electronics
13 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (9.09%) Handset
13 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (9.09%) VoLTE
13 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (9.09%) Test Automation

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) 3G
2 15 (68.18%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (54.55%) 2G
4 5 (22.73%) 4G
5 4 (18.18%) MGW
6 3 (13.64%) ISUP
6 3 (13.64%) UMTS
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) GSM
7 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) WiMAX
7 2 (9.09%) VoLTE
8 1 (4.55%) RNC
8 1 (4.55%) PBX
8 1 (4.55%) SDH
8 1 (4.55%) DWDM
8 1 (4.55%) IPv4
8 1 (4.55%) IPv6
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Handset
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (9.09%) Network Design
1 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
1 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
1 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) UML
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) OOD
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Nokia
2 14 (63.64%) Ericsson
3 13 (59.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (50.00%) Cramer
5 10 (45.45%) Amdocs
6 1 (4.55%) ComArch
6 1 (4.55%) Siemens
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
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