The table below looks at the statistics for OFDM 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 OFDM over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)
Rank - 228 252
Contract jobs citing OFDM 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.045% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £225 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
1811 1629 2068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.80% 18.41% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 746 615
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 104 184
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

OFDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OFDM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OFDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OFDM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OFDM across the South East region.

OFDM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OFDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OFDM across the South East region.

OFDM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

OFDM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OFDM 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 OFDM.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) TDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Agilent
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

OFDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OFDM 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 OFDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) TDMA
1 1 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 1 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Agilent