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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 35 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing LTE 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.06% 2.35% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 10.71% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £340
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -16.47%
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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
72 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.74% 21.96% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 17
Average daily rate £300 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.72% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £61.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+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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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 1 October 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) 3G
2 8 (47.06%) 4G
3 7 (41.18%) 3GPP
4 6 (35.29%) GPRS
4 6 (35.29%) GSM
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) VoLTE
4 6 (35.29%) Electronics
5 5 (29.41%) Resource Management
5 5 (29.41%) Information Management
5 5 (29.41%) WCDMA
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 2 (11.76%) DAB
7 2 (11.76%) TACACS
7 2 (11.76%) WiMAX
7 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
7 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (11.76%) GGSN
7 2 (11.76%) SGSN
7 2 (11.76%) UMTS

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) 3G
1 8 (47.06%) 4G
2 7 (41.18%) 3GPP
3 6 (35.29%) GPRS
3 6 (35.29%) GSM
3 6 (35.29%) VoLTE
4 5 (29.41%) WCDMA
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) DAB
6 2 (11.76%) TACACS
6 2 (11.76%) WiMAX
6 2 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (11.76%) GGSN
6 2 (11.76%) SGSN
6 2 (11.76%) UMTS
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Handset
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Resource Management
2 5 (29.41%) Information Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) QMS
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.88%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.88%) Actix
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