The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 23 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LTE 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.47% - 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.95% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £305
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 20.90% 18.24% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 7
Average daily rate £260 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £120 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LTE across the Warrington region.

LTE Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 13 (100.00%) GSM
1 13 (100.00%) 3G
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (53.85%) GPRS
3 7 (53.85%) 4G
3 7 (53.85%) Huawei
3 7 (53.85%) Resource Management
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Management
3 7 (53.85%) HSPA
3 7 (53.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (53.85%) Network Design
3 7 (53.85%) 2G
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 7 (53.85%) WCDMA
3 7 (53.85%) Nortel
3 7 (53.85%) Ericsson
4 6 (46.15%) Network Planning
4 6 (46.15%) RNC
4 6 (46.15%) Statistics
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Network Management
5 4 (30.77%) eTOM
5 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Mapinfo
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) GSM
1 13 (100.00%) 3G
2 7 (53.85%) 2G
2 7 (53.85%) WCDMA
2 7 (53.85%) HSPA
2 7 (53.85%) 4G
2 7 (53.85%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (53.85%) GPRS
3 6 (46.15%) RNC
General
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (53.85%) Network Design
2 7 (53.85%) Resource Management
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Management
3 6 (46.15%) Network Planning
4 4 (30.77%) eTOM
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Network Management
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Nortel
1 7 (53.85%) Ericsson
1 7 (53.85%) Huawei
1 7 (53.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (30.77%) Mapinfo
2 4 (30.77%) Business Objects