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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 17 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing LTE 13 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.14% 2.90% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.40% 13.73% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£250 £135 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
67 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.48% 21.16% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 18
Average daily rate £305 £221 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -36.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.00 £92.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.50% -78.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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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 29 May 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 29 May 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 23 (79.31%) 3G
2 19 (65.52%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (55.17%) Ericsson
3 16 (55.17%) 2G
4 15 (51.72%) Nokia
4 15 (51.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 14 (48.28%) Cramer
6 13 (44.83%) C
7 12 (41.38%) Amdocs
8 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
8 10 (34.48%) 4G
9 9 (31.03%) NSN NetAct
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) UMTS
11 4 (13.79%) C++
11 4 (13.79%) Linux
11 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (13.79%) Wireless
11 4 (13.79%) WiMAX
11 4 (13.79%) Network Design
11 4 (13.79%) MGW
12 3 (10.34%) UML
12 3 (10.34%) OO
12 3 (10.34%) OOD
12 3 (10.34%) IPv4
12 3 (10.34%) IPv6
12 3 (10.34%) SDH
12 3 (10.34%) ISUP

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (79.31%) 3G
2 19 (65.52%) Radio Access Network
3 16 (55.17%) 2G
4 10 (34.48%) 4G
5 5 (17.24%) UMTS
6 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 4 (13.79%) WiMAX
6 4 (13.79%) MGW
7 3 (10.34%) IPv4
7 3 (10.34%) IPv6
7 3 (10.34%) SDH
7 3 (10.34%) ISUP
8 2 (6.90%) ATM
8 2 (6.90%) GSM
8 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 2 (6.90%) VLAN
8 2 (6.90%) VoLTE
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Transmission Design Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Handset
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (13.79%) Network Design
2 3 (10.34%) UML
2 3 (10.34%) OO
2 3 (10.34%) OOD
3 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Use Case
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C
2 4 (13.79%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Ericsson
2 15 (51.72%) Nokia
2 15 (51.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (48.28%) Cramer
4 12 (41.38%) Amdocs
5 2 (6.90%) ComArch
6 1 (3.45%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.45%) Siemens
6 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
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Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £37.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
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Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
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Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago