The first table below looks at the demand for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 75 77 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing LTE 22 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.47% 0.86% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 5.09% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £265 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.41% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
LTE
South East

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

LTE
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +4 15 £265 -18.46%
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 28 (90.32%) 3G
2 24 (77.42%) Radio Access Network
3 21 (67.74%) Telecoms
4 19 (61.29%) 2G
5 18 (58.06%) Ericsson
6 17 (54.84%) Ethernet
7 15 (48.39%) Nokia
7 15 (48.39%) Huawei
8 12 (38.71%) Network Planning
8 12 (38.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 11 (35.48%) NSN NetAct
9 11 (35.48%) ATM
9 11 (35.48%) SDH
10 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
11 9 (29.03%) NEC
11 9 (29.03%) DWDM
12 8 (25.81%) MPLS
12 8 (25.81%) Nortel
12 8 (25.81%) Mapinfo
13 7 (22.58%) Project Management
14 5 (16.13%) BT
14 5 (16.13%) BT 21CN
15 4 (12.90%) MS Access
15 4 (12.90%) OSPF
15 4 (12.90%) BGP
15 4 (12.90%) RSVP
15 4 (12.90%) VRRP
15 4 (12.90%) VPN
15 4 (12.90%) HSRP
16 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) 3G
2 24 (77.42%) Radio Access Network
3 19 (61.29%) 2G
4 17 (54.84%) Ethernet
5 11 (35.48%) ATM
5 11 (35.48%) SDH
6 9 (29.03%) DWDM
7 8 (25.81%) MPLS
8 5 (16.13%) BT 21CN
9 4 (12.90%) OSPF
9 4 (12.90%) BGP
9 4 (12.90%) RSVP
9 4 (12.90%) VRRP
9 4 (12.90%) VPN
9 4 (12.90%) HSRP
10 3 (9.68%) UMTS
11 2 (6.45%) IPsec
11 2 (6.45%) Firewall
11 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) MS Access
General
1 21 (67.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Design Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Transmission Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Databuild Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Network Planning
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Perl
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) HND
2 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Ericsson
2 15 (48.39%) Nokia
2 15 (48.39%) Huawei
3 12 (38.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (29.03%) NEC
5 8 (25.81%) Nortel
5 8 (25.81%) Mapinfo
6 5 (16.13%) BT
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Redback
8 2 (6.45%) Radware
8 2 (6.45%) Juniper