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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 94 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing LTE 3 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 1.08% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 6.14% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£230 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+20.77% +2.11%
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
233 228 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.10% 17.55% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 122 168
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -45.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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
Guildford -9 2 £250 -30.55%
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) GSM
1 5 (62.50%) UMTS
2 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) 2G
3 3 (37.50%) Mapinfo
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia
4 2 (25.00%) Siemens
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) BT
4 2 (25.00%) NEC
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (25.00%) SDH
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) ATM
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (25.00%) MapBasic
4 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) GSM
1 5 (62.50%) UMTS
2 3 (37.50%) 3G
2 3 (37.50%) 2G
3 2 (25.00%) ATM
3 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
4 1 (12.50%) 4G
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Design Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
1 2 (25.00%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 3 (37.50%) Mapinfo
3 2 (25.00%) BT
3 2 (25.00%) NEC
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) Siemens
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (12.50%) TEOCO