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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 72 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing LTE 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.30% 0.077% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.74% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£364 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £378
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -16.47%
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
267 242 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.22% 18.73% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 175 104
Average daily rate £360 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 25
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 30 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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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 +10 15 £364 -
Redhill - - - -
LTE
South East

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 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%) Huawei
2 29 (67.44%) Ericsson
2 29 (67.44%) Telecoms
3 22 (51.16%) Ethernet
4 21 (48.84%) Nokia
5 19 (44.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 17 (39.53%) 2G
7 15 (34.88%) SNMP
8 12 (27.91%) Validation
8 12 (27.91%) Mapinfo
8 12 (27.91%) ATM
8 12 (27.91%) SDH
8 12 (27.91%) Nortel
8 12 (27.91%) MPLS
9 11 (25.58%) Cisco
9 11 (25.58%) Juniper
10 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (23.26%) NEC
10 10 (23.26%) Network Planning
11 9 (20.93%) Redback
11 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (20.93%) Network Management
11 9 (20.93%) Network Architecture
11 9 (20.93%) FWSM
11 9 (20.93%) IPsec
11 9 (20.93%) Firewall

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.95%) 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 15 (34.88%) SNMP
5 12 (27.91%) ATM
5 12 (27.91%) SDH
5 12 (27.91%) MPLS
6 9 (20.93%) BGP
6 9 (20.93%) DWDM
6 9 (20.93%) UMTS
6 9 (20.93%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (20.93%) Firewall
6 9 (20.93%) IPsec
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.93%) FWSM
7 8 (18.60%) HSRP
7 8 (18.60%) VRRP
7 8 (18.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.95%) 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 9 (20.93%) RAN Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Databuild Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.95%) 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 6 (13.95%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) 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%) ETL
5 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Network Design
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (2.33%) BPMN
9 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) Perl
3 4 (9.30%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) C++
3 4 (9.30%) 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 8 (18.60%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Ericsson
1 29 (67.44%) Huawei
2 21 (48.84%) Nokia
3 19 (44.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (27.91%) Mapinfo
4 12 (27.91%) Nortel
5 11 (25.58%) Juniper
5 11 (25.58%) Cisco
6 10 (23.26%) NEC
7 9 (20.93%) Redback
7 9 (20.93%) Radware
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle
9 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
9 6 (13.95%) BT
10 5 (11.63%) Business Objects
10 5 (11.63%) Ciena
11 4 (9.30%) Greenplum
12 3 (6.98%) Talend
13 1 (2.33%) Actix