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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UTRAN over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 243 258 269
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.057% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £550
% change year-on-year
- -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UTRAN
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
1559 1761 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 18.73% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 948 888
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 121 114
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

UTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing UTRAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 UTRAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +11 3 - -
UTRAN
England

UTRAN
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) VLSI
2 3 (50.00%) Anite
2 3 (50.00%) VHDL
2 3 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) GSM
2 3 (50.00%) UMTS
2 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia

UTRAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) GSM
2 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (50.00%) UMTS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3G Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 4G Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Hardware Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) VHDL
1 3 (50.00%) VLSI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Anite
1 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia