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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 229 199 123
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -76
Contract jobs citing LTE 34 78 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.80% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 4.36% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 28
Median daily rate £300 £294 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £347 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £273 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.69% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.14 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.96% +23.25%
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
1560 1791 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.00% 18.43% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 966 864
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 128 98
Median hourly rate £41.00 £27.00 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% +33.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -39 20 £263 -15.32%
Surrey +7 6 £270 +17.39% 6
Hampshire +4 6 £300 +33.33%
West Sussex -5 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 69 (68.32%) Telecoms
2 65 (64.36%) 3G
3 46 (45.54%) 4G
4 33 (32.67%) 2G
5 23 (22.77%) Wireless
6 22 (21.78%) Ericsson
6 22 (21.78%) Nokia
7 21 (20.79%) Project Management
8 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.82%) MS Excel
8 18 (17.82%) Huawei
8 18 (17.82%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (15.84%) High Availability
9 16 (15.84%) Back Office
10 15 (14.85%) ITIL
10 15 (14.85%) HNC
10 15 (14.85%) Diameter Protocol
11 14 (13.86%) C
11 14 (13.86%) Service Delivery
11 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
12 13 (12.87%) Change Management
12 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
12 13 (12.87%) VoLTE
13 12 (11.88%) Remedy
13 12 (11.88%) SLA
13 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2
14 11 (10.89%) LDAP
14 11 (10.89%) SOAP
14 11 (10.89%) Embedded C
14 11 (10.89%) INAP

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 18 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.90%) MS Project
3 7 (6.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 65 (64.36%) 3G
2 46 (45.54%) 4G
3 33 (32.67%) 2G
4 23 (22.77%) Wireless
5 18 (17.82%) Radio Access Network
6 15 (14.85%) Diameter Protocol
7 13 (12.87%) VoLTE
8 11 (10.89%) INAP
8 11 (10.89%) LDAP
8 11 (10.89%) MGW
8 11 (10.89%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (10.89%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (9.90%) GSM
10 9 (8.91%) UMTS
11 8 (7.92%) WLAN
12 6 (5.94%) UTRAN
12 6 (5.94%) Value-Added Service
13 5 (4.95%) MVNO
13 5 (4.95%) SMS
14 4 (3.96%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.95%) MS Access
3 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Subversion
2 4 (3.96%) GCC
2 4 (3.96%) GDB
2 4 (3.96%) Trac
3 2 (1.98%) Hudson
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.98%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
General
1 69 (68.32%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.84%) Back Office
3 7 (6.93%) Front Office
4 5 (4.95%) Billing
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Avionics
6 2 (1.98%) Finance
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Test Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Software Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Architect
4 9 (8.91%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) VHDL Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.93%) RF Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) 4G Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Radio Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) RAN Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Voice Project Manager
8 5 (4.95%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Mobile Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) RF Test Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Telecoms Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (3.96%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) SOAP
1 11 (10.89%) SPML
2 4 (3.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (3.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.89%) VHDL
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) VLSI
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) Handset
5 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Project Management
2 16 (15.84%) High Availability
3 15 (14.85%) ITIL
4 14 (13.86%) Service Delivery
4 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
5 13 (12.87%) Change Management
6 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.89%) Embedded Software Development
7 11 (10.89%) Network Architecture
8 10 (9.90%) ITIL V3
9 9 (8.91%) Integration Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.93%) Network Design
12 6 (5.94%) Logistics
13 5 (4.95%) Capacity Management
13 5 (4.95%) CRM
13 5 (4.95%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (4.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) C
2 11 (10.89%) Embedded C
3 8 (7.92%) C++
4 6 (5.94%) SQL
5 2 (1.98%) ANSI C
6 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) HNC
2 9 (8.91%) HND
3 8 (7.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.98%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Ericsson
1 22 (21.78%) Nokia
2 18 (17.82%) Huawei
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.88%) Remedy
4 10 (9.90%) Amdocs
5 9 (8.91%) Cramer
5 9 (8.91%) Nokia Networks
6 8 (7.92%) Cisco
7 7 (6.93%) Siemens
8 6 (5.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 6 (5.94%) BT
8 6 (5.94%) Citrix
8 6 (5.94%) Nortel
8 6 (5.94%) Tellabs
9 5 (4.95%) Arqiva
9 5 (4.95%) NetCracker
9 5 (4.95%) Telindus
9 5 (4.95%) Virgin Media
9 5 (4.95%) ZTE
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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