The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 243 231 206
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 2 5 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.059% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.32% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - £248
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +33.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +33.56%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1729 1578 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.80% 18.55% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 695 577
Average daily rate £335 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 132 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
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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

UTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) RNC
2 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) GPRS
3 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) CDMA
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (25.00%) Maya
4 1 (25.00%) VHDL
4 1 (25.00%) DWDM
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) HSDPA
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Cerion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) RNC
2 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) GPRS
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) DWDM
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) HSDPA
4 1 (25.00%) 4G
4 1 (25.00%) CDMA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Planner
1 1 (25.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Cerion