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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 271 249 239
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.022% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£225 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £238
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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
1792 1831 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.88% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 866 724
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 97
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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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

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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UTRAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

UTRAN Daily Rate Histogram 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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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 UTRAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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 £225 -
UTRAN
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Netcool
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) RNC
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (25.00%) ComArch
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) RNC
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) ComArch
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks