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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 27 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing LTE 10 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.31% 4.94% 12.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.75% 19.35% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 14
Average daily rate
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£438 £390 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +2.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-13.07% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
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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
93 62 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.79% 25.51% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 37
Average daily rate £300 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £113 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -55.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £18.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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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 26 January 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 14 (87.50%) 3G
2 11 (68.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (62.50%) Cramer
3 10 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (62.50%) Ericsson
4 9 (56.25%) C
5 8 (50.00%) Nokia
5 8 (50.00%) 2G
5 8 (50.00%) Amdocs
6 7 (43.75%) NSN NetAct
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) 4G
9 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
9 2 (12.50%) Huawei
9 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (12.50%) WFM
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) SLA
9 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
9 2 (12.50%) Nortel
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) C++
9 2 (12.50%) Linux
10 1 (6.25%) Python
10 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) 3G
2 10 (62.50%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (50.00%) 2G
4 3 (18.75%) 4G
5 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
5 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) ISUP
6 1 (6.25%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
2 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 2 (12.50%) WFM
2 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (62.50%) Cramer
2 10 (62.50%) Ericsson
3 8 (50.00%) Nokia
3 8 (50.00%) Amdocs
4 2 (12.50%) Huawei
4 2 (12.50%) Nortel
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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