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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 34 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing LTE 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.36% 4.01% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 18.64% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £375 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +57.89%
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 £43.14 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+23.25% -1.40%
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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
67 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.84% 21.53% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 31
Average daily rate £225 £255 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -29.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £461 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.52% +131.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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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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 27 August 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 12 (80.00%) 3G
2 8 (53.33%) 4G
2 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) 2G
4 5 (33.33%) Cramer
4 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 5 (33.33%) C
5 4 (26.67%) UMTS
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (26.67%) Amdocs
6 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (20.00%) WiMAX
6 3 (20.00%) Network Design
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Nokia
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) OOD
7 2 (13.33%) ATM
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) SDH
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) IPv4
7 2 (13.33%) IPv6
7 2 (13.33%) Network Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) 3G
2 8 (53.33%) 4G
2 8 (53.33%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (46.67%) 2G
4 4 (26.67%) UMTS
5 3 (20.00%) WiMAX
5 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) VoLTE
6 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) IPv4
6 2 (13.33%) IPv6
6 2 (13.33%) ATM
6 2 (13.33%) SDH
7 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
7 1 (6.67%) GSM
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Handset
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) UML
2 3 (20.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) OOD
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cramer
1 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 4 (26.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (26.67%) Amdocs
3 3 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (6.67%) ComArch
4 1 (6.67%) Greenplum
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