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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / South East
Rank 161 194 152
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -42
Contract jobs citing LTE 82 63 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.73% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 3.59% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 35
Median daily rate £300 £313 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £239 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £435 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £314 £285
% change year-on-year
+54.58% +10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £38.50 £35.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%

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
1559 1754 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.47% 20.44% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 972 951
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 90 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +47 59 £185 -43.07%
Surrey +7 14 - - 1
Hampshire +1 8 £325 -25.71%
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 119 (75.32%) Telecoms
2 54 (34.18%) Project Management
3 52 (32.91%) GSM
4 50 (31.65%) Ericsson
5 49 (31.01%) 3G
6 48 (30.38%) 4G
7 47 (29.75%) Microsoft
7 47 (29.75%) UMTS
7 47 (29.75%) MS Excel
8 42 (26.58%) VoLTE
9 40 (25.32%) ITIL
10 39 (24.68%) Management Information System
10 39 (24.68%) Wi-Fi
11 38 (24.05%) Remedy
11 38 (24.05%) PRINCE2
12 37 (23.42%) MS Project
12 37 (23.42%) ITIL V3
13 33 (20.89%) Linux
14 31 (19.62%) Cisco
15 28 (17.72%) VoIP
15 28 (17.72%) Software Engineering
16 26 (16.46%) C++
17 25 (15.82%) 2G
17 25 (15.82%) Radio Access Network
17 25 (15.82%) Diameter Protocol
18 24 (15.19%) Trac
18 24 (15.19%) GCC
18 24 (15.19%) GDB
18 24 (15.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 24 (15.19%) Asterisk PBX

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 (0.63%) Apache
1 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 37 (23.42%) MS Project
3 8 (5.06%) MS Office
3 8 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.91%) GSM
2 49 (31.01%) 3G
3 48 (30.38%) 4G
4 47 (29.75%) UMTS
5 42 (26.58%) VoLTE
6 39 (24.68%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (17.72%) VoIP
8 25 (15.82%) 2G
8 25 (15.82%) Diameter Protocol
8 25 (15.82%) Radio Access Network
9 24 (15.19%) Asterisk PBX
9 24 (15.19%) PBX
9 24 (15.19%) RANAP
9 24 (15.19%) RTP
10 17 (10.76%) Wireless
11 15 (9.49%) WCDMA
12 13 (8.23%) HSPA
13 9 (5.70%) MGW
13 9 (5.70%) Wireshark
14 6 (3.80%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.90%) MS Access
3 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.19%) GCC
1 24 (15.19%) GDB
1 24 (15.19%) Subversion
1 24 (15.19%) Trac
2 16 (10.13%) Android Studio
2 16 (10.13%) Xcode
General
1 119 (75.32%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.49%) Publishing
3 13 (8.23%) Finance
4 2 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) Front Office
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (24.68%) Project Manager
2 36 (22.78%) Voice Project Manager
3 24 (15.19%) C++ Software Engineer
3 24 (15.19%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.76%) Architect
5 14 (8.86%) Analyst
5 14 (8.86%) Test Analyst
6 13 (8.23%) Radio Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) 3G Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) 4G Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) RAN Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Core Network Project Manager
9 10 (6.33%) LTE Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Network Manager
9 10 (6.33%) Network Project Manager
9 10 (6.33%) Optimisation Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) Consultant
11 7 (4.43%) Telecoms Manager
12 6 (3.80%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (15.19%) STL
2 4 (2.53%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) WAP
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.68%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.27%) Handset
5 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.89%) Linux
2 17 (10.76%) Android
3 5 (3.16%) Unix
4 2 (1.27%) Windows
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.18%) Project Management
2 40 (25.32%) ITIL
3 38 (24.05%) PRINCE2
4 37 (23.42%) ITIL V3
5 28 (17.72%) Software Engineering
6 24 (15.19%) Cross-Platform Development
6 24 (15.19%) OO
7 20 (12.66%) High Availability
8 16 (10.13%) Service Design
8 16 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.86%) Regression Testing
9 14 (8.86%) Test Management
10 13 (8.23%) Mentoring
11 12 (7.59%) Mobile Development
11 12 (7.59%) Problem Management
12 11 (6.96%) Coaching
13 9 (5.70%) Multithreading
14 7 (4.43%) Performance Management
15 5 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (3.16%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.46%) C++
2 15 (9.49%) Java
3 12 (7.59%) Apple Swift
3 12 (7.59%) Objective-C
4 6 (3.80%) SQL
5 5 (3.16%) Perl
6 2 (1.27%) C#
6 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) Degree
2 12 (7.59%) ISTQB
2 12 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.53%) HNC
3 4 (2.53%) HND
4 3 (1.90%) CCNA
4 3 (1.90%) CCNP
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) CCIE
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.90%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (31.65%) Ericsson
2 47 (29.75%) Microsoft
3 38 (24.05%) Remedy
4 31 (19.62%) Cisco
5 17 (10.76%) Huawei
6 15 (9.49%) Apple
6 15 (9.49%) HP
7 10 (6.33%) Nokia
7 10 (6.33%) Nokia Networks
8 5 (3.16%) Nortel
9 4 (2.53%) Samsung
10 3 (1.90%) Citrix
10 3 (1.90%) Cramer
10 3 (1.90%) Greenplum
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle
10 3 (1.90%) Tellabs
11 2 (1.27%) Amdocs
11 2 (1.27%) Mapinfo
12 1 (0.63%) BT
12 1 (0.63%) Juniper
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