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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 239 244 218
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing UMTS 16 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.56% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £250 £275 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -25.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +6.55%
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
1497 1726 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.87% 17.39% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 947 866
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 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 111 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 £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UMTS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

UMTS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 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
Surrey - 11 £250 - 2
Hampshire +14 3 £250 -
Berkshire -9 2 £275 - 1
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (90.91%) GSM
2 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
3 16 (72.73%) LTE
4 10 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
5 9 (40.91%) VoIP
6 8 (36.36%) PBX
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco
6 8 (36.36%) C++
6 8 (36.36%) STL
6 8 (36.36%) OO
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Subversion
6 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) RTP
6 8 (36.36%) Trac
6 8 (36.36%) RANAP
6 8 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (36.36%) Asterisk PBX
6 8 (36.36%) GCC
6 8 (36.36%) GDB
6 8 (36.36%) High Availability
6 8 (36.36%) Cross-Platform Development
7 5 (22.73%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (22.73%) GPRS
7 5 (22.73%) 3G
8 4 (18.18%) WCDMA
8 4 (18.18%) Huawei
8 4 (18.18%) 2G
8 4 (18.18%) 4G
9 3 (13.64%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) GSM
2 16 (72.73%) LTE
3 10 (45.45%) Diameter Protocol
4 9 (40.91%) VoIP
5 8 (36.36%) Asterisk PBX
5 8 (36.36%) PBX
5 8 (36.36%) RANAP
5 8 (36.36%) RTP
6 5 (22.73%) 3G
6 5 (22.73%) GPRS
6 5 (22.73%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (18.18%) 2G
7 4 (18.18%) 4G
7 4 (18.18%) WCDMA
8 3 (13.64%) UTRAN
9 2 (9.09%) CDMA
9 2 (9.09%) ISUP
9 2 (9.09%) MPLS
9 2 (9.09%) SS7
9 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) GCC
1 8 (36.36%) GDB
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
1 8 (36.36%) Trac
General
1 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Implementation Controller
2 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Optimisation Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Core Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) GSM Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) VoLTE Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 8 (36.36%) STL
2 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Handset
1 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Cross-Platform Development
1 8 (36.36%) High Availability
1 8 (36.36%) OO
1 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (4.55%) Business Development
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Huawei
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago