The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 78 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing UMTS 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 0.70% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 3.80% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£373 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £260 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -21.11%
UMTS
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
224 237 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.19% 18.34% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 160 90
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 37
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

UMTS
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 UMTS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +4 5 £373 - 2
Woking - - - - 1
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) Network Management
3 8 (66.67%) Huawei
3 8 (66.67%) LTE
3 8 (66.67%) MPLS
3 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) CCIE
4 7 (58.33%) Ericsson
4 7 (58.33%) Nokia
4 7 (58.33%) SNMP
4 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 7 (58.33%) VoIP
4 7 (58.33%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) RSVP
4 7 (58.33%) VRRP
4 7 (58.33%) Radware
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) IPsec
4 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
4 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) Redback
4 7 (58.33%) FWSM
4 7 (58.33%) HSRP
5 6 (50.00%) Validation

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LTE
1 8 (66.67%) MPLS
1 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 7 (58.33%) SNMP
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) VoIP
2 7 (58.33%) OSPF
2 7 (58.33%) BGP
2 7 (58.33%) RSVP
2 7 (58.33%) VRRP
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) IPsec
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) FWSM
2 7 (58.33%) HSRP
3 4 (33.33%) CDMA
3 4 (33.33%) GPRS
3 4 (33.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Architect
1 11 (91.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) OSS Architect
2 4 (33.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Network Management
2 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) PMP
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
1 2 (16.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Huawei
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Ericsson
2 7 (58.33%) Nokia
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
2 7 (58.33%) Radware
2 7 (58.33%) Redback
3 2 (16.67%) Greenplum
3 2 (16.67%) NetCracker
3 2 (16.67%) Cramer
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) BMC
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix