The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank - 137 103
Contract jobs citing UMTS 0 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.17% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £266 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -14.08%
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
464 506 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.72% 15.61% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 309 139
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £25.00 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.84% +27.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £120.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Iperf
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) RTP
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) RTP
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo