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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank 76 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.37% 0.075% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £265 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £295 £261
% change year-on-year
-10.16% +12.91%
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
223 231 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.80% 17.24% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 130 159
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £262 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 £265 -
WCDMA
South East

WCDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) 2G
3 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
3 4 (66.67%) GPRS
3 4 (66.67%) 3G
3 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Huawei
5 2 (33.33%) ATM
5 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (33.33%) HSPA
5 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 2 (33.33%) Mapinfo
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) GSM
5 2 (33.33%) UMTS
5 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
5 2 (33.33%) Presales
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (33.33%) Radio Network Optimisation

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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) GPRS
2 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) HSPA
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) UMTS
3 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) RAN Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Network Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) eTOM
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Greenplum
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks