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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 245 225 163
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -62
Contract jobs citing UMTS 18 19 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.22% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.32% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 18
Average daily rate
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£301 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £295 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £255 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -14.88%
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
1897 1434 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.18% 16.72% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 661 695
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 182
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £13.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UMTS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 12 £301 +9.54% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 6 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 4
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 46 (76.67%) Telecoms
2 41 (68.33%) GSM
2 41 (68.33%) LTE
3 21 (35.00%) 3G
4 15 (25.00%) GPRS
4 15 (25.00%) 4G
5 14 (23.33%) Nokia
5 14 (23.33%) Degree
6 12 (20.00%) Huawei
7 11 (18.33%) Ethernet
7 11 (18.33%) 2G
7 11 (18.33%) Network Architecture
8 10 (16.67%) Cisco
8 10 (16.67%) Project Management
8 10 (16.67%) Validation
8 10 (16.67%) Network Management
8 10 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (15.00%) 3GPP
9 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (15.00%) Ericsson
9 9 (15.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 8 (13.33%) MPLS
10 8 (13.33%) Wireless
11 7 (11.67%) SQL
11 7 (11.67%) ITIL
11 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (11.67%) SNMP
11 7 (11.67%) VPN
11 7 (11.67%) CCIE
11 7 (11.67%) Juniper

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 41 (68.33%) GSM
1 41 (68.33%) LTE
2 21 (35.00%) 3G
3 15 (25.00%) GPRS
3 15 (25.00%) 4G
4 11 (18.33%) 2G
4 11 (18.33%) Ethernet
5 10 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (15.00%) 3GPP
7 8 (13.33%) MPLS
7 8 (13.33%) Wireless
8 7 (11.67%) IPsec
8 7 (11.67%) Firewall
8 7 (11.67%) SNMP
8 7 (11.67%) VPN
9 6 (10.00%) VoIP
9 6 (10.00%) BGP
9 6 (10.00%) FWSM
9 6 (10.00%) VoLTE
9 6 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) MS Access
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
General
1 46 (76.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
3 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (11.67%) Design Engineer
1 7 (11.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (10.00%) Architect
2 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (8.33%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) IP Engineer
3 5 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) 3G Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Radio Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) RF Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) OSS Architect
5 3 (5.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Network Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) WML
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) DTV
1 4 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) ASIC
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Handset
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Network Architecture
2 10 (16.67%) Network Management
2 10 (16.67%) Project Management
2 10 (16.67%) Validation
3 7 (11.67%) Service Management
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.00%) Release Management
4 6 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.33%) Network Design
6 4 (6.67%) Network Planning
6 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) SOA
7 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (1.67%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.67%) CCIE
4 3 (5.00%) PMP
4 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (1.67%) HNC
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCSP
6 1 (1.67%) CCDP
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.67%) CNA
6 1 (1.67%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Netcool
2 4 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Nokia
2 12 (20.00%) Huawei
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) Ericsson
4 9 (15.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 7 (11.67%) Redback
5 7 (11.67%) Radware
5 7 (11.67%) Juniper
6 6 (10.00%) Business Objects
7 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.33%) Greenplum
8 4 (6.67%) Cramer
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (5.00%) Mapinfo
9 3 (5.00%) HP
10 2 (3.33%) Nortel
10 2 (3.33%) Citrix
10 2 (3.33%) Remedy
10 2 (3.33%) BMC
10 2 (3.33%) NetCracker
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