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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Rank 611 600 585
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing CDMA 15 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.010% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.066% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £243 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
7470 7611 6637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.49% 14.87% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 4207 3456
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 449 384
Average hourly rate £28.38 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 6 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 12 £243 - 1
South East +15 6 £243 - 1
London +9 6 - -
Berkshire - 5 £255 - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £230 -

CDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) Telecoms
2 24 (92.31%) GPRS
2 24 (92.31%) GSM
2 24 (92.31%) UMTS
3 23 (88.46%) SS7
4 22 (84.62%) WCDMA
4 22 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
5 20 (76.92%) SLA
5 20 (76.92%) Unix
6 19 (73.08%) Solaris
6 19 (73.08%) Oracle
6 19 (73.08%) Sybase
6 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
7 16 (61.54%) Degree
8 15 (57.69%) NGN
8 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
8 15 (57.69%) H.323
8 15 (57.69%) MGCP
8 15 (57.69%) VoIP
9 7 (26.92%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) PMP
10 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
10 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.69%) C++
10 2 (7.69%) Linux
10 2 (7.69%) SOA
10 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 2 (7.69%) Change Management
10 2 (7.69%) Wireless

CDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) GPRS
1 24 (92.31%) GSM
1 24 (92.31%) UMTS
2 23 (88.46%) SS7
3 22 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
3 22 (84.62%) WCDMA
4 15 (57.69%) H.323
4 15 (57.69%) MGCP
4 15 (57.69%) NGN
4 15 (57.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) 2G
6 1 (3.85%) 3G
6 1 (3.85%) 3GPP
6 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.85%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (96.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Support Engineer
2 19 (73.08%) Core Network Engineer
2 19 (73.08%) Network Engineer
3 17 (65.38%) Network Support
3 17 (65.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Technical Support
4 6 (23.08%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) BSS Architect
5 2 (7.69%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) OSS Architect
5 2 (7.69%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.85%) OpenCL
1 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.85%) OpenGL ES
1 1 (3.85%) POSIX
1 1 (3.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.85%) Animation
2 1 (3.85%) CUDA
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Unix
2 19 (73.08%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) Change Management
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
1 2 (7.69%) Network Management
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
1 2 (7.69%) Project Management
1 2 (7.69%) SOA
1 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
2 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (3.85%) Fault Management
2 1 (3.85%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
2 1 (3.85%) Service Management
2 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
2 1 (3.85%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) OPNET
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
1 19 (73.08%) Sybase
2 1 (3.85%) Cerion
2 1 (3.85%) Dialogic
2 1 (3.85%) Greenplum
2 1 (3.85%) NetCracker
2 1 (3.85%) Talend
2 1 (3.85%) Tieto