The first table below looks at the demand for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Solihull region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.72% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.41% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 13.71% 27.59% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £300 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.20 £14.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% -45.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LTE
West Midlands

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

LTE
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) PMP
5 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (83.33%) 3G
1 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planner
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (33.33%) Ericsson