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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 156 219 148
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -71
Contract jobs citing LTE 91 53 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 0.56% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.92% 2.96% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 19
Median daily rate £295 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £265 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £436 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+31.20% -26.47%
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
1536 1789 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.11% 18.77% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 965 883
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +55.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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

LTE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 +19 46 £275 -8.33% 3
Surrey +36 25 £265 -5.35% 5
Hampshire +32 16 £300 -28.14%
Buckinghamshire +14 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £438 -
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 98 (77.17%) Telecoms
2 61 (48.03%) 3G
3 50 (39.37%) 4G
4 37 (29.13%) Ericsson
5 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
5 35 (27.56%) 2G
6 34 (26.77%) UMTS
7 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
8 31 (24.41%) GSM
9 27 (21.26%) Management Information System
10 26 (20.47%) Radio Access Network
11 25 (19.69%) Wireless
11 25 (19.69%) Remedy
11 25 (19.69%) Project Management
11 25 (19.69%) ITIL
12 24 (18.90%) Linux
12 24 (18.90%) Cisco
13 23 (18.11%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (18.11%) VoLTE
14 22 (17.32%) C++
15 21 (16.54%) High Availability
15 21 (16.54%) Huawei
16 20 (15.75%) Software Engineering
16 20 (15.75%) ITIL V3
16 20 (15.75%) PRINCE2
17 19 (14.96%) MS Project
17 19 (14.96%) VoIP
18 16 (12.60%) GCC
18 16 (12.60%) GDB
18 16 (12.60%) Boost C++ Libraries

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.79%) Apache
1 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.96%) MS Project
3 12 (9.45%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.09%) MS Office
5 8 (6.30%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 61 (48.03%) 3G
2 50 (39.37%) 4G
3 35 (27.56%) 2G
4 34 (26.77%) UMTS
5 31 (24.41%) GSM
6 26 (20.47%) Radio Access Network
7 25 (19.69%) Wireless
8 23 (18.11%) VoLTE
8 23 (18.11%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (14.96%) VoIP
10 16 (12.60%) Asterisk PBX
10 16 (12.60%) Diameter Protocol
10 16 (12.60%) PBX
10 16 (12.60%) RANAP
10 16 (12.60%) RTP
11 6 (4.72%) GPRS
11 6 (4.72%) UTRAN
11 6 (4.72%) WCDMA
12 5 (3.94%) DWDM
12 5 (3.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.72%) MS Access
3 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.60%) GCC
1 16 (12.60%) GDB
1 16 (12.60%) Subversion
1 16 (12.60%) Trac
General
1 98 (77.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.51%) Back Office
3 4 (3.15%) Finance
4 3 (2.36%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (16.54%) Project Manager
2 19 (14.96%) Voice Project Manager
3 16 (12.60%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (12.60%) Software Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Test Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) RAN Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) 3G Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) 4G Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) LTE Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Radio Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Telecoms Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Telecoms Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Optimisation Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Core Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 16 (12.60%) STL
2 3 (2.36%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) WAP
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.36%) VHDL
4 3 (2.36%) VLSI
5 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Handset
6 1 (0.79%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.90%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Unix
3 2 (1.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.69%) ITIL
1 25 (19.69%) Project Management
2 21 (16.54%) High Availability
3 20 (15.75%) ITIL V3
3 20 (15.75%) PRINCE2
3 20 (15.75%) Software Engineering
4 16 (12.60%) Cross-Platform Development
4 16 (12.60%) OO
5 15 (11.81%) Test Management
6 14 (11.02%) Regression Testing
7 10 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.51%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.51%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.72%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.94%) Network Design
10 5 (3.94%) Service Management
10 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.15%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.32%) C++
2 10 (7.87%) SQL
3 4 (3.15%) C
3 4 (3.15%) Perl
4 3 (2.36%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) C#
5 2 (1.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (9.45%) ISTQB
1 12 (9.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (7.09%) Degree
3 7 (5.51%) HNC
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.36%) HND
5 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.57%) CCNA
5 2 (1.57%) CCNP
5 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.30%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.79%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (29.13%) Ericsson
2 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.69%) Remedy
4 24 (18.90%) Cisco
5 21 (16.54%) Huawei
6 16 (12.60%) HP
7 14 (11.02%) Nokia Networks
8 12 (9.45%) Nokia
9 10 (7.87%) Nortel
10 8 (6.30%) Citrix
10 8 (6.30%) Cramer
10 8 (6.30%) Tellabs
11 5 (3.94%) BT
12 4 (3.15%) Arqiva
12 4 (3.15%) NetCracker
12 4 (3.15%) Samsung
12 4 (3.15%) Siemens
12 4 (3.15%) Telindus
12 4 (3.15%) Virgin Media
12 4 (3.15%) ZTE
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