The table below looks at the statistics for CDMA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CDMA 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
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Rank 598 569 591
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Contract jobs citing CDMA 14 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£385 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £194 -
% change year-on-year
+98.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

CDMA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CDMA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CDMA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CDMA within the UK.

CDMA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CDMA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CDMA within the UK.

CDMA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CDMA
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CDMA within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 10 £385 +20.31%
South East +6 9 £385 +41.28%
Berkshire - 6 - -
Reading - 4 - -
Slough - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
London - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

CDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CDMA 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 CDMA.

1 18 (78.26%) GPRS
1 18 (78.26%) GSM
2 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
3 14 (60.87%) UMTS
4 10 (43.48%) WCDMA
4 10 (43.48%) Wireless
5 8 (34.78%) LTE
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
7 6 (26.09%) PMP
7 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
7 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
7 6 (26.09%) SOA
7 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
7 6 (26.09%) Network Management
8 5 (21.74%) 4G
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) 3G
9 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (17.39%) C
9 4 (17.39%) HSPA
9 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
10 3 (13.04%) Greenplum
10 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (13.04%) Wireless Security
10 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (13.04%) WiMAX
10 3 (13.04%) NetCracker

CDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CDMA 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 CDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) GPRS
1 18 (78.26%) GSM
2 14 (60.87%) UMTS
3 10 (43.48%) WCDMA
3 10 (43.48%) Wireless
4 8 (34.78%) LTE
5 5 (21.74%) 4G
5 5 (21.74%) 3G
6 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (17.39%) HSPA
6 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless Security
7 3 (13.04%) WiMAX
7 3 (13.04%) WLAN
7 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) Megaco
8 2 (8.70%) ISUP
8 2 (8.70%) HSDPA
8 2 (8.70%) 2G
8 2 (8.70%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) GDB
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) LLVM
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (26.09%) OSS Architect
1 6 (26.09%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Network Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Designer
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) RF Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Project Director
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Dalvik
1 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
1 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
1 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
2 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
2 6 (26.09%) Network Management
3 4 (17.39%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Network Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) PMP
1 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PhD
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OPNET
1 3 (13.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Greenplum
1 3 (13.04%) NetCracker
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) BMC
1 3 (13.04%) Citrix
1 3 (13.04%) Cramer
1 3 (13.04%) Remedy
2 1 (4.35%) Agilent
2 1 (4.35%) Huawei
2 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) Nokia
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Perforce