The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 228 168 146
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -22
Contract jobs citing LTE 34 96 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 5.33% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 20
Median daily rate £280 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £216 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £346 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £265 £310
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.39 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-9.88% +31.52%
LTE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1666 1802 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 18.82% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 940 738
Median daily rate £375 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 117 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LTE across the South East region.

LTE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LTE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LTE across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

LTE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the South East region.

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LTE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -49 26 £258 -14.16% 2
Hampshire +5 4 £300 +33.33%
Surrey +1 2 £270 +28.57% 8
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
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England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for LTE.

1 92 (70.23%) Telecoms
2 86 (65.65%) 3G
3 66 (50.38%) 4G
4 47 (35.88%) 2G
5 35 (26.72%) Wireless
6 30 (22.90%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (21.37%) Nokia
8 25 (19.08%) Ericsson
9 24 (18.32%) Project Management
10 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
10 23 (17.56%) Huawei
11 21 (16.03%) Back Office
11 21 (16.03%) C
12 19 (14.50%) ITIL
12 19 (14.50%) HNC
12 19 (14.50%) Embedded C
13 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
13 18 (13.74%) VoLTE
14 17 (12.98%) UMTS
14 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
15 16 (12.21%) VHDL
15 16 (12.21%) GSM
15 16 (12.21%) Embedded Software Development
16 15 (11.45%) Diameter Protocol
16 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2
16 15 (11.45%) SLA
17 14 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
17 14 (10.69%) Network Architecture
17 14 (10.69%) High Availability

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.87%) MS Project
3 7 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 86 (65.65%) 3G
2 66 (50.38%) 4G
3 47 (35.88%) 2G
4 35 (26.72%) Wireless
5 30 (22.90%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (13.74%) VoLTE
7 17 (12.98%) UMTS
8 16 (12.21%) GSM
9 15 (11.45%) Diameter Protocol
10 14 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (8.40%) INAP
11 11 (8.40%) LDAP
11 11 (8.40%) MGW
11 11 (8.40%) SIGTRAN
11 11 (8.40%) WLAN
12 9 (6.87%) 3GPP
13 8 (6.11%) PPP
14 6 (4.58%) Value-Added Service
15 5 (3.82%) MVNO
15 5 (3.82%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.82%) MS Access
3 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Subversion
2 4 (3.05%) Trac
3 2 (1.53%) Hudson
3 2 (1.53%) JIRA
3 2 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.53%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 92 (70.23%) Telecoms
2 21 (16.03%) Back Office
3 7 (5.34%) Front Office
4 4 (3.05%) Finance
5 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Avionics
6 2 (1.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (17.56%) Software Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Test Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) VHDL Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) RF Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.11%) RF Test Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Telecoms Manager
8 7 (5.34%) 4G Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) 3G Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Radio Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) RAN Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Telecoms Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Databuild Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Deployment Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.40%) SOAP
1 11 (8.40%) SPML
2 4 (3.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (3.05%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) VHDL
2 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.29%) User Experience
6 2 (1.53%) Handset
6 2 (1.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.32%) Project Management
2 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
3 19 (14.50%) ITIL
4 16 (12.21%) Embedded Software Development
5 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.69%) High Availability
6 14 (10.69%) Network Architecture
6 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.92%) Change Management
8 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (6.87%) Integration Testing
9 9 (6.87%) ITIL V3
10 8 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.34%) Network Design
12 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.58%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (3.82%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (3.82%) Validation
14 4 (3.05%) Migration
14 4 (3.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.03%) C
2 19 (14.50%) Embedded C
3 7 (5.34%) SQL
4 5 (3.82%) C++
5 2 (1.53%) ANSI C
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) HNC
2 13 (9.92%) HND
3 9 (6.87%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) CCNP
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (2.29%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Nokia
2 25 (19.08%) Ericsson
3 23 (17.56%) Huawei
4 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.92%) Nokia Networks
6 11 (8.40%) Remedy
7 10 (7.63%) Siemens
8 9 (6.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 9 (6.87%) Amdocs
8 9 (6.87%) BT
8 9 (6.87%) Cramer
9 8 (6.11%) Arqiva
9 8 (6.11%) NetCracker
9 8 (6.11%) Telindus
9 8 (6.11%) Virgin Media
9 8 (6.11%) ZTE
10 6 (4.58%) Citrix
10 6 (4.58%) Nortel
10 6 (4.58%) Tellabs
11 4 (3.05%) Cisco
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