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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 189 127 165
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +38
Contract jobs citing LTE 85 147 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.48% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 7.18% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 43 15
Median daily rate £290 £290 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £135 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £440 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+17.27% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
2050 2046 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.26% 20.56% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 991 751
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 102 112
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -40 49 £285 -1.72%
Hampshire +18 23 - -
Surrey -9 8 £293 -8.59% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 3 - -
West Sussex -19 2 - -
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England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (71.53%) Telecoms
2 81 (59.12%) 3G
3 58 (42.34%) 4G
4 44 (32.12%) 2G
5 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
6 27 (19.71%) Radio Access Network
7 26 (18.98%) Wireless
7 26 (18.98%) Ericsson
8 24 (17.52%) Project Management
9 23 (16.79%) Nokia
10 22 (16.06%) C
10 22 (16.06%) UMTS
11 21 (15.33%) GSM
11 21 (15.33%) ITIL
11 21 (15.33%) VoLTE
12 20 (14.60%) Diameter Protocol
12 20 (14.60%) Embedded C
12 20 (14.60%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (13.14%) Embedded Software Development
13 18 (13.14%) VHDL
14 17 (12.41%) HNC
15 16 (11.68%) PRINCE2
15 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
16 15 (10.95%) Back Office
16 15 (10.95%) Linux
16 15 (10.95%) HND
16 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
16 15 (10.95%) Huawei
17 13 (9.49%) 3GPP
18 12 (8.76%) Change Management

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 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.30%) MS Project
3 6 (4.38%) MS Office
4 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 81 (59.12%) 3G
2 58 (42.34%) 4G
3 44 (32.12%) 2G
4 27 (19.71%) Radio Access Network
5 26 (18.98%) Wireless
6 22 (16.06%) UMTS
7 21 (15.33%) GSM
7 21 (15.33%) VoLTE
8 20 (14.60%) Diameter Protocol
8 20 (14.60%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (9.49%) 3GPP
10 10 (7.30%) INAP
10 10 (7.30%) LDAP
10 10 (7.30%) MGW
10 10 (7.30%) SIGTRAN
10 10 (7.30%) WLAN
11 9 (6.57%) PPP
11 9 (6.57%) RANAP
11 9 (6.57%) RTP
12 8 (5.84%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Subversion
2 9 (6.57%) Trac
3 2 (1.46%) Hudson
3 2 (1.46%) JIRA
3 2 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.46%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
General
1 98 (71.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.95%) Back Office
3 6 (4.38%) Front Office
4 4 (2.92%) Finance
5 2 (1.46%) Avionics
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Software Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (13.14%) VHDL Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Test Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.76%) LTE Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) 3G Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Optimisation Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) RF Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) 4G Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) RF Test Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Databuild Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Transmission Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) RAN Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Back Office Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Radio Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Senior 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) SOAP
1 10 (7.30%) SPML
2 9 (6.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (6.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) VHDL
2 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.46%) Handset
6 2 (1.46%) PMI
7 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.73%) PKI
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) Unix
3 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.90%) Software Engineering
2 24 (17.52%) Project Management
3 21 (15.33%) ITIL
4 18 (13.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 16 (11.68%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.76%) Change Management
6 12 (8.76%) High Availability
6 12 (8.76%) Network Architecture
7 10 (7.30%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.57%) Cross-Platform Development
8 9 (6.57%) OO
8 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.84%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.38%) Network Design
10 6 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.65%) Migration
11 5 (3.65%) Network Planning
11 5 (3.65%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (3.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) C
2 20 (14.60%) Embedded C
3 9 (6.57%) C++
4 2 (1.46%) ANSI C
4 2 (1.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) HNC
2 15 (10.95%) HND
3 7 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.11%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) CCNP
5 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.73%) CCIE
6 1 (0.73%) ISEB
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.73%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Netcool
2 1 (0.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (18.98%) Ericsson
2 23 (16.79%) Nokia
3 15 (10.95%) Huawei
3 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.30%) Amdocs
4 10 (7.30%) Nokia Networks
5 7 (5.11%) Mapinfo
5 7 (5.11%) Remedy
5 7 (5.11%) Siemens
6 5 (3.65%) Actix
6 5 (3.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (3.65%) BT
7 4 (2.92%) Arqiva
7 4 (2.92%) Cisco
7 4 (2.92%) Cramer
7 4 (2.92%) Juniper
7 4 (2.92%) NetCracker
7 4 (2.92%) Telindus
7 4 (2.92%) Virgin Media
7 4 (2.92%) ZTE
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