The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA 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 WCDMA over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 84 -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £288 £50
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +475.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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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
283 177 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.47% 13.32% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 117 149
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 24
Average hourly rate £17.75 £23.80 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% -25.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £175.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WCDMA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WCDMA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

WCDMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WCDMA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

WCDMA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 3 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) HSDPA
1 3 (100.00%) HSUPA
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks