The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Rank 575 554 563
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing CDMA 18 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.027% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£348 £268 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.90% -26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £317 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £268 £370
% change year-on-year
+29.90% -27.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.25 £48.00
% change year-on-year
- -34.89%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7508 6968 8954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 13.66% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3592 3943
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 472 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

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 5 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 25 July 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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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 -28 13 £348 +29.90%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Scotland - - - -

CDMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 22 (68.75%) GPRS
3 21 (65.63%) GSM
3 21 (65.63%) UMTS
4 18 (56.25%) WCDMA
5 12 (37.50%) Wireless
5 12 (37.50%) LTE
6 9 (28.13%) 4G
7 8 (25.00%) 3GPP
7 8 (25.00%) 3G
8 7 (21.88%) Huawei
9 6 (18.75%) ATM
10 5 (15.63%) PhD
10 5 (15.63%) SOA
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Project Management
10 5 (15.63%) Megaco
10 5 (15.63%) ISUP
10 5 (15.63%) PMP
10 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
10 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
10 5 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (15.63%) QA
10 5 (15.63%) Network Management
11 4 (12.50%) HSPA
11 4 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (12.50%) WiMAX
11 4 (12.50%) 2G
11 4 (12.50%) RTP

CDMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) GPRS
2 21 (65.63%) GSM
2 21 (65.63%) UMTS
3 18 (56.25%) WCDMA
4 12 (37.50%) Wireless
4 12 (37.50%) LTE
5 9 (28.13%) 4G
6 8 (25.00%) 3GPP
6 8 (25.00%) 3G
7 6 (18.75%) ATM
8 5 (15.63%) Megaco
8 5 (15.63%) ISUP
8 5 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (12.50%) HSPA
9 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (12.50%) RTP
9 4 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (12.50%) 2G
9 4 (12.50%) WiMAX
9 4 (12.50%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) LLVM
1 2 (6.25%) GDB
General
1 23 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.63%) OSS Architect
3 5 (15.63%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.13%) RF Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.13%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Handset
2 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
1 4 (12.50%) Windows NT
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
1 5 (15.63%) SOA
1 5 (15.63%) Project Management
1 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
1 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
1 5 (15.63%) Network Management
2 3 (9.38%) Network Planning
2 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
2 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (6.25%) Release Management
3 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PhD
1 5 (15.63%) PMP
1 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Netcool
1 2 (6.25%) OPNET
2 1 (3.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Huawei
2 4 (12.50%) Sybase
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) BMC
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia
4 2 (6.25%) Greenplum
4 2 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 2 (6.25%) Cramer
4 2 (6.25%) Perforce
4 2 (6.25%) NetCracker
5 1 (3.13%) Agilent
5 1 (3.13%) SGI
5 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel