The table below looks at the statistics for WCDMA 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 WCDMA over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WCDMA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £263 £343
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.50
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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
30 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.10% 13.50% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 10
Average daily rate £469 £280 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.41% -1.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -44.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

WCDMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

WCDMA Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

WCDMA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA.

1 7 (100.00%) GPRS
1 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Nortel
1 7 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
1 7 (100.00%) Huawei
1 7 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 7 (100.00%) HSPA
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
1 7 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) eTOM
2 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Mapinfo
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering

WCDMA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing WCDMA 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 WCDMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) GPRS
1 7 (100.00%) GSM
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) HSPA
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
1 7 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
1 7 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) eTOM
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Nortel
1 7 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 7 (100.00%) Huawei
1 7 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (57.14%) Mapinfo