The table below looks at the statistics for UTRAN 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 UTRAN over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 147 101 135
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +34
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.13% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 1.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £238 £260
% change year-on-year
- -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £39.50
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
553 257 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.62% 11.49% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 134 185
Average daily rate £363 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

UTRAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

UTRAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks