The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £320 £285
% change year-on-year
+51.56% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
338 263 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.21% 9.97% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 129 135
Median daily rate £363 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £159 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 49
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.67 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £22.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing LTE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LTE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

LTE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LTE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LTE across the West Midlands region.

LTE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands