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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 34 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing LTE 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.56% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 2.70% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £395
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
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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 Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 37 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.91% 11.35% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 22 51
Average daily rate £400 £300 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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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 16 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Perl
1 8 (72.73%) WCDMA
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) 2G
3 3 (27.27%) Nokia
3 3 (27.27%) 3G
3 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) RNC
5 1 (9.09%) Huawei
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 1 (9.09%) ATM

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WCDMA
2 3 (27.27%) 2G
2 3 (27.27%) 3G
2 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (9.09%) RNC
3 1 (9.09%) ATM
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Development Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Nokia
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson