The table below looks at the statistics for UTRAN 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 UTRAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 263 231 196
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -35
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 3 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.079% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.44% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £239
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £239
% change year-on-year
- +25.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
2015 1576 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.56% 17.80% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 651 613
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £192 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

UTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UTRAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

UTRAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

UTRAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

UTRAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN.

1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) RNC
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) GPRS
4 1 (20.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) Maya
4 1 (20.00%) VHDL
4 1 (20.00%) BPR
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) eTOM
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) NGN

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) RNC
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) GPRS
4 1 (20.00%) GSM
4 1 (20.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) NGN
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) ATM
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Databuild Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
1 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) eTOM
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Comverse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco