The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - 86 -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
-12.91% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 216 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.74% 16.84% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 98 119
Average daily rate £360 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
WCDMA
South East

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 10 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) NEC
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) NetCracker
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) OSS Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) NEC
1 5 (100.00%) NetCracker
2 4 (80.00%) Ericsson