The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 135 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UMTS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.033% - 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £263 £288
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -14.08%
UMTS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
423 301 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.93% 12.73% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 166 154
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 16
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.32 £11.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

UMTS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

UMTS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

UMTS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

UMTS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

UMTS
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 20 (100.00%) GSM
2 19 (95.00%) SLA
3 16 (80.00%) GPRS
3 16 (80.00%) Amdocs
3 16 (80.00%) LTE
4 15 (75.00%) 3G
5 14 (70.00%) Change Management
5 14 (70.00%) 2G
5 14 (70.00%) Fault Management
6 13 (65.00%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (40.00%) Incident Management
8 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
9 7 (35.00%) HSPA
10 4 (20.00%) WFM
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) RNC
10 4 (20.00%) Ericsson
10 4 (20.00%) ATM
10 4 (20.00%) SDH
10 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
10 4 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (20.00%) Line Management
11 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
11 2 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (10.00%) Mapinfo
11 2 (10.00%) Netcool
12 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
12 1 (5.00%) Actix
12 1 (5.00%) Microsoft

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) GSM
2 16 (80.00%) GPRS
2 16 (80.00%) LTE
3 15 (75.00%) 3G
4 14 (70.00%) 2G
5 13 (65.00%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (35.00%) HSPA
7 4 (20.00%) RNC
7 4 (20.00%) ATM
7 4 (20.00%) SDH
7 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Change Management
1 14 (70.00%) Fault Management
2 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 8 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) WFM
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (95.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Netcool
1 2 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Amdocs
2 4 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 4 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (10.00%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.00%) Actix
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft