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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 90 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing UMTS 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.38% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £318 £260
% change year-on-year
-18.89% +22.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
278 217 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.50% 15.69% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 98 102
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £138 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.57 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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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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 -7 1 - - 1
UMTS
South East

UMTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) WFM
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks