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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 215 192 117
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -75
Contract jobs citing LTE 37 80 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.81% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 4.66% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 26
Median daily rate £280 £310 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £261 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.69% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +20.76%
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
1494 1716 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.93% 17.37% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 941 879
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 111 97
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -36 15 £258 -17.60% 1
Surrey +24 12 £260 +4.00% 4
Hampshire +9 8 £260 -
West Sussex +2 2 £375 -
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 56 (67.47%) Telecoms
2 54 (65.06%) 3G
3 42 (50.60%) 4G
4 31 (37.35%) 2G
5 21 (25.30%) Huawei
6 20 (24.10%) Nokia
7 19 (22.89%) Ericsson
7 19 (22.89%) Radio Access Network
8 17 (20.48%) High Availability
9 16 (19.28%) Diameter Protocol
10 15 (18.07%) UMTS
10 15 (18.07%) Wireless
11 14 (16.87%) Back Office
11 14 (16.87%) GSM
11 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.87%) Project Management
12 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.66%) HNC
13 12 (14.46%) SLA
13 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
13 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
13 12 (14.46%) Nokia Networks
14 11 (13.25%) Cramer
14 11 (13.25%) C++
15 10 (12.05%) ITIL
15 10 (12.05%) Remedy
16 9 (10.84%) INAP
16 9 (10.84%) Cisco
16 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (10.84%) SOAP

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 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.02%) MS Project
5 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 54 (65.06%) 3G
2 42 (50.60%) 4G
3 31 (37.35%) 2G
4 19 (22.89%) Radio Access Network
5 16 (19.28%) Diameter Protocol
6 15 (18.07%) UMTS
6 15 (18.07%) Wireless
7 14 (16.87%) GSM
8 9 (10.84%) INAP
8 9 (10.84%) LDAP
8 9 (10.84%) MGW
8 9 (10.84%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (9.64%) VoLTE
10 7 (8.43%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (8.43%) PBX
10 7 (8.43%) RANAP
10 7 (8.43%) RTP
10 7 (8.43%) VoIP
11 6 (7.23%) UTRAN
11 6 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.23%) MS Access
3 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) GCC
1 7 (8.43%) GDB
1 7 (8.43%) Subversion
1 7 (8.43%) Trac
2 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 56 (67.47%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.87%) Back Office
3 5 (6.02%) Billing
3 5 (6.02%) Front Office
4 3 (3.61%) Finance
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.46%) Test Engineer
2 9 (10.84%) Architect
3 8 (9.64%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) 4G Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Radio Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) RAN Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) LTE Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) 3G Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Databuild Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) IT Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) RF Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Telecoms Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) SOAP
1 9 (10.84%) SPML
2 7 (8.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (8.43%) STL
3 1 (1.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) VHDL
3 3 (3.61%) VLSI
4 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.41%) Handset
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) High Availability
2 14 (16.87%) Project Management
3 12 (14.46%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.05%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.84%) Change Management
6 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.43%) Cross-Platform Development
7 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
7 7 (8.43%) Network Architecture
7 7 (8.43%) Network Design
7 7 (8.43%) OO
7 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.23%) CRM
8 6 (7.23%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.02%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.02%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) C++
2 7 (8.43%) SQL
3 4 (4.82%) C
4 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) HNC
2 9 (10.84%) Degree
3 7 (8.43%) HND
4 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Huawei
2 20 (24.10%) Nokia
3 19 (22.89%) Ericsson
4 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.46%) Nokia Networks
6 11 (13.25%) Cramer
7 10 (12.05%) Remedy
8 9 (10.84%) Cisco
9 8 (9.64%) Citrix
9 8 (9.64%) Nortel
9 8 (9.64%) Tellabs
10 7 (8.43%) BT
10 7 (8.43%) Siemens
11 6 (7.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (6.02%) Amdocs
12 5 (6.02%) Arqiva
12 5 (6.02%) NetCracker
12 5 (6.02%) Telindus
12 5 (6.02%) Virgin Media
12 5 (6.02%) ZTE
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago