The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCDMA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 84 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.34% - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCDMA
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
237 193 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.29% 13.57% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 113 148
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -62.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing WCDMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCDMA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 4 £260 -
WCDMA
South East

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCDMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for WCDMA.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (50.00%) Huawei
3 2 (50.00%) 2G
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (50.00%) GPRS
3 2 (50.00%) UMTS
3 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) 2G
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Optimisation Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RAN Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (50.00%) Huawei
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo