The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 45 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing LTE 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.26% 0.24% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.49% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £284 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.77% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.22% 15.91% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 34
Average daily rate £363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) XCAP
1 1 (100.00%) Actix
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) XCAP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Actix
1 1 (100.00%) Anite
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia