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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
England / South West
Rank - 146 136
Contract jobs citing UMTS 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.067% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.47% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £263 £283
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%

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
364 430 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.86% 14.44% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 287 205
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £431 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 36
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

UMTS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 West region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) GSM Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LTE Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia