The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing UMTS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £78.75 £35.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+121.83% -18.85%
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Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.58% 12.10% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 30
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales