The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LTE 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.67% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £395
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
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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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 36.67% 26.42% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £275 £400 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +40.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £420 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia
4 3 (37.50%) PMI
4 3 (37.50%) PMP
4 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (25.00%) GSM
6 1 (12.50%) UMTS
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) NetCracker
6 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
6 1 (12.50%) RNC
6 1 (12.50%) Huawei
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) BT
6 1 (12.50%) NEC

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
4 2 (25.00%) GSM
5 1 (12.50%) UMTS
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) RNC
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Circuiting Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PMP
1 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
4 1 (12.50%) NetCracker
4 1 (12.50%) Huawei
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) NEC