The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA 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 WCDMA over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 149 150
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £258
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCDMA
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
354 414 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.69% 12.97% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 233 267
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 61
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £17.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WCDMA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) XCAP
1 1 (100.00%) Actix
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

WCDMA
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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) XCAP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Actix
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia