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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 185 163 164
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing LTE 61 103 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 1.08% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.47% 5.17% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 13
Average daily rate £320 £283 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £211 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £380 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £279 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.59% -17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -32 31 £344 +19.56%
Surrey -8 19 £270 +9.09% 4
Hampshire +15 11 £403 - 1
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 86 (69.92%) Telecoms
2 77 (62.60%) 3G
3 53 (43.09%) 4G
4 50 (40.65%) 2G
5 38 (30.89%) Radio Access Network
6 28 (22.76%) Ericsson
7 26 (21.14%) VoLTE
8 25 (20.33%) GSM
9 24 (19.51%) Huawei
10 21 (17.07%) UMTS
11 19 (15.45%) Project Management
12 18 (14.63%) ITIL
13 17 (13.82%) 3GPP
13 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
14 16 (13.01%) Wireless
15 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (12.20%) Network Planning
16 14 (11.38%) Diameter Protocol
16 14 (11.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 14 (11.38%) PRINCE2
17 13 (10.57%) RNC
18 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
19 11 (8.94%) Linux
19 11 (8.94%) SLA
19 11 (8.94%) Mapinfo
19 11 (8.94%) RANAP
20 10 (8.13%) NSN NetAct
20 10 (8.13%) RTP
20 10 (8.13%) Nokia
20 10 (8.13%) C

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.50%) MS Office
3 5 (4.07%) MS Project
4 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (62.60%) 3G
2 53 (43.09%) 4G
3 50 (40.65%) 2G
4 38 (30.89%) Radio Access Network
5 26 (21.14%) VoLTE
6 25 (20.33%) GSM
7 21 (17.07%) UMTS
8 17 (13.82%) 3GPP
9 16 (13.01%) Wireless
10 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (11.38%) Diameter Protocol
12 13 (10.57%) RNC
13 11 (8.94%) RANAP
14 10 (8.13%) RTP
15 7 (5.69%) MPLS
15 7 (5.69%) VoIP
15 7 (5.69%) WCDMA
16 6 (4.88%) GPRS
17 5 (4.07%) Value-Added Service
18 4 (3.25%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.81%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Subversion
1 8 (6.50%) Trac
2 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.81%) LabVIEW
General
1 86 (69.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.50%) Back Office
3 5 (4.07%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Military
4 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (13.82%) LTE Engineer
1 17 (13.82%) Software Engineer
2 15 (12.20%) Design Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Optimisation Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) RAN Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Transmission Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) 3G Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Back Office Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Designer
7 6 (4.88%) 4G Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Architect
7 6 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Databuild Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) VHDL Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior 3G Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (6.50%) STL
2 4 (3.25%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) VHDL
2 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.07%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.25%) Handset
4 4 (3.25%) PMI
5 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) BBC
6 1 (0.81%) CESG
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) Frameworx
6 1 (0.81%) iDTV
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Unix
3 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.45%) Project Management
2 18 (14.63%) ITIL
3 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
4 15 (12.20%) Network Planning
5 14 (11.38%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.50%) OO
7 7 (5.69%) High Availability
7 7 (5.69%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (4.88%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.88%) Validation
9 5 (4.07%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.07%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.25%) Change Control
10 4 (3.25%) Fault Management
11 3 (2.44%) eTOM
11 3 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) C
2 9 (7.32%) C++
3 6 (4.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.81%) ANSI C
4 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) CCNP
2 6 (4.88%) HNC
2 6 (4.88%) HND
3 4 (3.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) APMP
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) MCSA
6 1 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.81%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) OpenView
2 1 (0.81%) OPNET
Vendors
1 28 (22.76%) Ericsson
2 24 (19.51%) Huawei
3 14 (11.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (8.94%) Mapinfo
5 10 (8.13%) Nokia
6 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.07%) Actix
7 5 (4.07%) Amdocs
7 5 (4.07%) BT
8 4 (3.25%) Anite
8 4 (3.25%) NEC
8 4 (3.25%) Remedy
9 3 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (2.44%) Siemens
10 2 (1.63%) Cisco
10 2 (1.63%) ComArch
10 2 (1.63%) HP
10 2 (1.63%) NetCracker
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.63%) ZTE
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago