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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / South East
Rank 135 214 162
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -52
Contract jobs citing LTE 104 35 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 0.43% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 2.14% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 23
Median daily rate £290 £280 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £247 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £385 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.04%

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
1560 1632 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.36% 19.90% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 889 898
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +56 69 £245 -5.76% 1
Surrey +29 21 £280 - 3
Hampshire +19 12 £300 -18.36%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 117 (75.48%) Telecoms
2 54 (34.84%) 3G
3 49 (31.61%) Project Management
4 47 (30.32%) GSM
4 47 (30.32%) Ericsson
4 47 (30.32%) 4G
5 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 44 (28.39%) UMTS
6 44 (28.39%) MS Excel
7 40 (25.81%) ITIL
8 39 (25.16%) VoLTE
9 38 (24.52%) Wi-Fi
10 37 (23.87%) Management Information System
11 36 (23.23%) Remedy
11 36 (23.23%) PRINCE2
12 35 (22.58%) MS Project
12 35 (22.58%) ITIL V3
13 31 (20.00%) Linux
13 31 (20.00%) Cisco
14 28 (18.06%) C++
15 27 (17.42%) 2G
16 26 (16.77%) VoIP
16 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
17 24 (15.48%) Radio Access Network
18 22 (14.19%) Trac
18 22 (14.19%) Diameter Protocol
18 22 (14.19%) Asterisk PBX
18 22 (14.19%) High Availability
18 22 (14.19%) GCC
18 22 (14.19%) GDB

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 (0.65%) Apache
1 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (28.39%) MS Excel
2 35 (22.58%) MS Project
3 8 (5.16%) MS Office
3 8 (5.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 54 (34.84%) 3G
2 47 (30.32%) 4G
2 47 (30.32%) GSM
3 44 (28.39%) UMTS
4 39 (25.16%) VoLTE
5 38 (24.52%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (17.42%) 2G
7 26 (16.77%) VoIP
8 24 (15.48%) Radio Access Network
9 22 (14.19%) Asterisk PBX
9 22 (14.19%) Diameter Protocol
9 22 (14.19%) PBX
9 22 (14.19%) RANAP
9 22 (14.19%) RTP
10 18 (11.61%) Wireless
11 12 (7.74%) WCDMA
12 10 (6.45%) HSPA
13 8 (5.16%) UTRAN
14 6 (3.87%) Bluetooth
14 6 (3.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.29%) MS Access
2 2 (1.29%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.19%) GCC
1 22 (14.19%) GDB
1 22 (14.19%) Subversion
1 22 (14.19%) Trac
2 12 (7.74%) Android Studio
2 12 (7.74%) Xcode
General
1 117 (75.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.74%) Finance
3 11 (7.10%) Publishing
4 3 (1.94%) Billing
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) Project Manager
2 34 (21.94%) Voice Project Manager
3 22 (14.19%) C++ Software Engineer
3 22 (14.19%) Software Engineer
4 20 (12.90%) Architect
5 14 (9.03%) Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Test Analyst
6 13 (8.39%) Radio Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) 3G Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) 4G Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) RAN Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Core Network Project Manager
9 10 (6.45%) Network Manager
9 10 (6.45%) Network Project Manager
10 9 (5.81%) Consultant
10 9 (5.81%) LTE Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Optimisation Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Test Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Telecoms Manager
12 6 (3.87%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (14.19%) STL
2 3 (1.94%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) WAP
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.87%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.94%) VHDL
4 3 (1.94%) VLSI
5 2 (1.29%) Handset
6 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Android
3 4 (2.58%) Unix
4 2 (1.29%) Windows
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.61%) Project Management
2 40 (25.81%) ITIL
3 36 (23.23%) PRINCE2
4 35 (22.58%) ITIL V3
5 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
6 22 (14.19%) Cross-Platform Development
6 22 (14.19%) High Availability
6 22 (14.19%) OO
7 14 (9.03%) Regression Testing
7 14 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.03%) Test Management
8 12 (7.74%) Service Design
9 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.81%) Mobile Development
9 9 (5.81%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.16%) Coaching
11 7 (4.52%) Network Architecture
12 6 (3.87%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.23%) Multithreading
13 5 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.06%) C++
2 12 (7.74%) Java
3 9 (5.81%) Apple Swift
3 9 (5.81%) Objective-C
4 5 (3.23%) SQL
5 4 (2.58%) C
5 4 (2.58%) Perl
6 2 (1.29%) C#
6 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.74%) Degree
1 12 (7.74%) ISTQB
1 12 (7.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.94%) HNC
2 3 (1.94%) HND
2 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.29%) CCNA
3 2 (1.29%) CCNP
4 1 (0.65%) CCIE
4 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PMP
4 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (9.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.94%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.65%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (30.32%) Ericsson
2 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 36 (23.23%) Remedy
4 31 (20.00%) Cisco
5 16 (10.32%) Huawei
6 15 (9.68%) HP
7 11 (7.10%) Apple
8 10 (6.45%) Nokia Networks
9 9 (5.81%) Nokia
10 5 (3.23%) Nortel
11 4 (2.58%) Samsung
12 3 (1.94%) Anite
12 3 (1.94%) Citrix
12 3 (1.94%) Cramer
12 3 (1.94%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.94%) Juniper
12 3 (1.94%) Oracle
12 3 (1.94%) Tellabs
13 2 (1.29%) Amdocs
13 2 (1.29%) Mapinfo
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago