Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for LTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LTE over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 32 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +8
Contract jobs citing LTE 23 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.99% 2.87% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 10.75% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Basingstoke median daily rate £318 £275 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.45% -34.13% -
10th Percentile £266 £195 £365
90th Percentile £359 £310 £559
Hampshire median daily rate £333 £300 £409
% change year-on-year +10.83% -26.61% +31.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Basingstoke median hourly rate - £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% -13.33%
Hampshire median hourly rate - £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -23.08% -13.33%

LTE is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 168 93 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 29.17% 26.72% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 76
Basingstoke median daily rate £363 £315 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -23.64% +26.92%
10th Percentile £212 £166 £228
90th Percentile £589 £488 £558
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £14.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +69.06% +9.54%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £10.38
90th Percentile £26.88 £27.50 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -28.57% +7.69%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing LTE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LTE in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LTE in Basingstoke

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for LTE.

1 19 (82.61%) Telecoms
2 17 (73.91%) 4G
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 10 (43.48%) Test Management
4 10 (43.48%) Motorola
4 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
5 9 (39.13%) HP
5 9 (39.13%) Wireless
5 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (39.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (39.13%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (34.78%) Analytics
6 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
6 8 (34.78%) Validation
7 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
7 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
8 5 (21.74%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (21.74%) 2G
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) MS Access
9 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (17.39%) F5
9 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (13.04%) High Availability
10 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.04%) System Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) 4G
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
3 5 (21.74%) 2G
4 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.70%) 3G
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) MPLS
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) CDMA
6 1 (4.35%) GSM
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) SMS
6 1 (4.35%) TETRA
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
General
1 19 (82.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) BSS Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) OSS Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
2 10 (43.48%) Test Management
3 9 (39.13%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (34.78%) Analytics
4 8 (34.78%) Validation
5 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) High Availability
8 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.04%) System Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) HNC
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Motorola
2 9 (39.13%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Brocade
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow