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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 89 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing LTE 1 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.076% 0.79% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 4.85% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£210 £383 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.09% +27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-13.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.71% -10.00%
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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
255 206 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.27% 16.18% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 109 120
Average daily rate £355 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (64.29%) GSM
1 9 (64.29%) 3G
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (57.14%) Network Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 6 (42.86%) Nokia
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) UMTS
4 5 (35.71%) 2G
5 4 (28.57%) Electronics
5 4 (28.57%) RNC
5 4 (28.57%) Statistics
5 4 (28.57%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (28.57%) Nortel
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) HNC
5 4 (28.57%) HND
5 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (21.43%) Mapinfo
7 2 (14.29%) MapBasic
7 2 (14.29%) Huawei
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Siemens
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) GSM
1 9 (64.29%) 3G
2 5 (35.71%) UMTS
2 5 (35.71%) 2G
3 4 (28.57%) RNC
3 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) 4G
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) RAN Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) HNC
1 4 (28.57%) HND
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Ericsson
1 6 (42.86%) Nokia
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Nortel
2 4 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (21.43%) Mapinfo
4 2 (14.29%) Huawei
4 2 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (14.29%) Siemens
5 1 (7.14%) TEOCO