The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 141 146 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Contract jobs citing LTE 5 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.12% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.91% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £330 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +22.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £283 £308
% change year-on-year
+10.17% -8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.74% -5.76%
LTE
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
419 438 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.93% 13.54% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 224 159
Average daily rate £350 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LTE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol 0 2 £325 -1.51% 1
Wiltshire -3 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
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England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
2 6 (46.15%) 4G
3 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) 3G
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) GSM
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (23.08%) 3GPP
5 3 (23.08%) HND
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) WCDMA
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) CWNA
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) 802.11
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (15.38%) UMTS
6 2 (15.38%) 2G
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) 4G
1 6 (46.15%) VoIP
2 5 (38.46%) 3G
3 4 (30.77%) GSM
4 3 (23.08%) 3GPP
4 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (23.08%) WCDMA
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 2 (15.38%) 2G
5 2 (15.38%) 802.11
5 2 (15.38%) HSPA
5 2 (15.38%) UMTS
5 2 (15.38%) WiMAX
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless Security
6 1 (7.69%) Broadband
6 1 (7.69%) DVB
6 1 (7.69%) RTP
6 1 (7.69%) Telnet
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Integration Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) MODAF
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) MapBasic
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) HND
3 2 (15.38%) CWNA
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Actix
3 1 (7.69%) Anite
3 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.69%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia
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