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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Rank 616 571 571
Rank change year-on-year
-45 0
Contract jobs citing CDMA 2 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
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£385 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+71.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -45.45%

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
8490 7084 8547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.58% 13.48% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 3869 4051
Average daily rate £364 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 446 634
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 9 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 21 October 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 -34 2 £385 +28.33%
South East -25 1 £385 +33.91%
Northern Ireland - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
London - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

CDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (90.00%) GSM
2 17 (85.00%) GPRS
3 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (65.00%) UMTS
5 10 (50.00%) Wireless
6 8 (40.00%) WCDMA
7 7 (35.00%) Project Management
7 7 (35.00%) LTE
8 6 (30.00%) Network Management
8 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (30.00%) PMP
8 6 (30.00%) PMI Certification
8 6 (30.00%) SOA
8 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (25.00%) 3G
9 5 (25.00%) 4G
9 5 (25.00%) QA
10 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (20.00%) HSPA
10 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (15.00%) Citrix
11 3 (15.00%) Remedy
11 3 (15.00%) WiMAX
11 3 (15.00%) NetCracker
11 3 (15.00%) OPNET
11 3 (15.00%) Cramer
11 3 (15.00%) C
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle
11 3 (15.00%) BMC

CDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) GSM
2 17 (85.00%) GPRS
3 13 (65.00%) UMTS
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) WCDMA
6 7 (35.00%) LTE
7 5 (25.00%) 4G
7 5 (25.00%) 3G
8 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (20.00%) HSPA
8 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless Security
9 3 (15.00%) WiMAX
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) 3GPP
10 2 (10.00%) Megaco
10 2 (10.00%) ISUP
10 2 (10.00%) HSDPA
10 2 (10.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) GDB
General
1 16 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) OSS Architect
1 6 (30.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.00%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
1 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (15.00%) Network Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PMP
1 6 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Netcool
1 3 (15.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Citrix
1 3 (15.00%) BMC
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy
1 3 (15.00%) Cramer
1 3 (15.00%) NetCracker
1 3 (15.00%) Greenplum
2 1 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (5.00%) Huawei
2 1 (5.00%) Agilent
2 1 (5.00%) Nokia
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft