The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 Swindon 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 43 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing LTE 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.26% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 2.67% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £253 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.47%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.32% 19.13% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 31
Average daily rate £450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
LTE
Wiltshire

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

LTE
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

LTE
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

LTE
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 5 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (80.00%) PhD
2 4 (80.00%) CDMA
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) 2G
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) 3G

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 5 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (80.00%) CDMA
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) 2G
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
Swindon, Wiltshire
Comvergent Limited
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