The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 251 245 212
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Contract jobs citing UMTS 10 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.79% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £275 £225 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £169 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £311 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £255 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +10.76%
UMTS
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
1581 1786 1821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 18.26% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 975 852
Median daily rate £375 £356 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £215
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 99 125 99
Median hourly rate £38.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.10% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UMTS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UMTS across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

UMTS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

UMTS
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 UMTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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 -16 4 £350 +55.55%
Hampshire +2 3 £250 +11.11%
Surrey - 3 - - 3
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 20 (83.33%) GSM
1 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (50.00%) LTE
3 11 (45.83%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (33.33%) GPRS
5 7 (29.17%) WCDMA
5 7 (29.17%) 3G
5 7 (29.17%) SS7
5 7 (29.17%) Sybase
5 7 (29.17%) Unix
5 7 (29.17%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (25.00%) Huawei
6 6 (25.00%) Solaris
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) 2G
7 5 (20.83%) CDMA
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 5 (20.83%) 4G
8 4 (16.67%) RANAP
8 4 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (16.67%) Subversion
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Trac
8 4 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) STL
8 4 (16.67%) C++

UMTS
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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) GSM
2 12 (50.00%) LTE
3 11 (45.83%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (33.33%) GPRS
5 7 (29.17%) 3G
5 7 (29.17%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (29.17%) SS7
5 7 (29.17%) WCDMA
6 5 (20.83%) 2G
6 5 (20.83%) 4G
6 5 (20.83%) CDMA
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) RANAP
7 4 (16.67%) RTP
8 3 (12.50%) GGSN
8 3 (12.50%) PBX
8 3 (12.50%) SGSN
8 3 (12.50%) UTRAN
8 3 (12.50%) VoWiFi
8 3 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) Trac
2 3 (12.50%) GCC
2 3 (12.50%) GDB
General
1 20 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Implementation Controller
4 3 (12.50%) Optimisation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Manager
5 1 (4.17%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (16.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Handset
1 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
1 4 (16.67%) OO
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
1 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
3 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Presales
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Release Management
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Sybase
2 6 (25.00%) Huawei
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Agilent
5 1 (4.17%) Anite
5 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Nokia
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago