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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 146 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £238
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
442 501 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.48% 15.68% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 305 136
Average daily rate £400 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £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 40 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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

UTRAN
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

UTRAN
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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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 UTRAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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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 - 1 - -
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England

UTRAN
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation