The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 71 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing LTE 17 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.27% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £395
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -8.38%
LTE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
259 241 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.39% 18.37% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 171 100
Average daily rate £368 £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 28
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £37.50 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Guildford +12 14 £368 - 2
Redhill - - - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (72.09%) 3G
1 31 (72.09%) Radio Access Network
2 29 (67.44%) Telecoms
2 29 (67.44%) Ericsson
3 28 (65.12%) Huawei
4 22 (51.16%) Nokia
4 22 (51.16%) Ethernet
5 19 (44.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 17 (39.53%) 2G
7 14 (32.56%) SNMP
8 13 (30.23%) Mapinfo
9 12 (27.91%) MPLS
9 12 (27.91%) Nortel
9 12 (27.91%) SDH
9 12 (27.91%) ATM
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco
10 11 (25.58%) Juniper
10 11 (25.58%) Validation
11 10 (23.26%) Network Planning
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (23.26%) NEC
12 9 (20.93%) IPsec
12 9 (20.93%) Firewall
12 9 (20.93%) Radware
12 9 (20.93%) CCIE
12 9 (20.93%) DWDM
12 9 (20.93%) BGP
12 9 (20.93%) VPN
12 9 (20.93%) UMTS
12 9 (20.93%) Cisco PIX

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) 3G
1 31 (72.09%) Radio Access Network
2 22 (51.16%) Ethernet
3 17 (39.53%) 2G
4 14 (32.56%) SNMP
5 12 (27.91%) MPLS
5 12 (27.91%) ATM
5 12 (27.91%) SDH
6 9 (20.93%) UMTS
6 9 (20.93%) DWDM
6 9 (20.93%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (20.93%) BGP
6 9 (20.93%) Firewall
6 9 (20.93%) IPsec
6 9 (20.93%) FWSM
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (18.60%) VRRP
7 8 (18.60%) HSRP
7 8 (18.60%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (67.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Design Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Transmission Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) RAN Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Databuild Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Developer
7 4 (9.30%) IP Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Database Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Perl Developer
10 1 (2.33%) ETL Developer
10 1 (2.33%) OSS Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Programmer
10 1 (2.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Validation
2 10 (23.26%) Network Planning
3 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
3 9 (20.93%) Network Management
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Network Design
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (2.33%) BPMN
10 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.93%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) CCSP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CCDP
3 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (2.33%) HNC
3 1 (2.33%) HND
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Ericsson
2 28 (65.12%) Huawei
3 22 (51.16%) Nokia
4 19 (44.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 13 (30.23%) Mapinfo
6 12 (27.91%) Nortel
7 11 (25.58%) Juniper
7 11 (25.58%) Cisco
8 10 (23.26%) NEC
9 9 (20.93%) Redback
9 9 (20.93%) Radware
10 6 (13.95%) BT
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle
11 5 (11.63%) Ciena
12 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
13 3 (6.98%) Talend
13 3 (6.98%) Greenplum
14 1 (2.33%) Actix