The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 76 52
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24  
Contract jobs citing LTE 36 45 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.98% 1.83% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 7.35% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 40
Median daily rate £419 £313 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.00% +12.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £212 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £325 £260
% change year-on-year +13.46% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -41.17% +15.64%  

LTE is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 356 612 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.59% 24.86% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 287 342
Median daily rate £413 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing LTE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LTE in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 21 £419 +57.27%
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South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for LTE.

1 67 (72.04%) Telecoms
2 49 (52.69%) Project Management
3 42 (45.16%) Ericsson
3 42 (45.16%) VoLTE
4 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
5 40 (43.01%) MS Excel
6 37 (39.78%) 3G
6 37 (39.78%) Wi-Fi
7 35 (37.63%) Remedy
7 35 (37.63%) Management Information System
8 34 (36.56%) ITIL
8 34 (36.56%) MS Project
8 34 (36.56%) PRINCE2
8 34 (36.56%) ITIL V3
9 30 (32.26%) 4G
10 22 (23.66%) Radio Access Network
11 20 (21.51%) GSM
12 18 (19.35%) 2G
12 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (18.28%) Android
14 16 (17.20%) Xcode
14 16 (17.20%) Android Studio
14 16 (17.20%) Service Design
15 15 (16.13%) Publishing
15 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (16.13%) Apple
15 15 (16.13%) UMTS
16 14 (15.05%) Degree
17 13 (13.98%) Java
17 13 (13.98%) Mentoring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) Apache
1 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (43.01%) MS Excel
2 34 (36.56%) MS Project
3 6 (6.45%) MS Office
4 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 42 (45.16%) VoLTE
2 37 (39.78%) 3G
2 37 (39.78%) Wi-Fi
3 30 (32.26%) 4G
4 22 (23.66%) Radio Access Network
5 20 (21.51%) GSM
6 18 (19.35%) 2G
7 15 (16.13%) UMTS
8 11 (11.83%) HSPA
8 11 (11.83%) WCDMA
9 5 (5.38%) MGW
9 5 (5.38%) UTRAN
10 4 (4.30%) Diameter Protocol
10 4 (4.30%) DWDM
10 4 (4.30%) Wireless
11 3 (3.23%) SIGTRAN
12 2 (2.15%) Firewall
12 2 (2.15%) INAP
12 2 (2.15%) LDAP
12 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) MS Access
2 2 (2.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Android Studio
1 16 (17.20%) Xcode
General
1 67 (72.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.13%) Publishing
3 11 (11.83%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Project Manager
2 34 (36.56%) Voice Project Manager
3 17 (18.28%) Architect
4 11 (11.83%) 3G Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) 4G Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Core Network Project Manager
5 10 (10.75%) Network Manager
5 10 (10.75%) Network Project Manager
6 7 (7.53%) LTE Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Optimisation Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Radio Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) RAN Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) SOAP
1 2 (2.15%) SPML
1 2 (2.15%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.63%) Management Information System
2 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Handset
5 1 (1.08%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Android
2 4 (4.30%) Unix
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Project Management
2 34 (36.56%) ITIL
2 34 (36.56%) ITIL V3
2 34 (36.56%) PRINCE2
3 16 (17.20%) Service Design
4 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.90%) Mobile Development
6 12 (12.90%) Problem Management
7 11 (11.83%) Coaching
8 5 (5.38%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.38%) Validation
9 4 (4.30%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.30%) Process Improvement
10 3 (3.23%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.23%) Network Planning
11 2 (2.15%) Data Management
11 2 (2.15%) Migration
11 2 (2.15%) Regression Testing
11 2 (2.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) Java
2 12 (12.90%) Apple Swift
2 12 (12.90%) Objective-C
3 4 (4.30%) Perl
3 4 (4.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.30%) HNC
2 4 (4.30%) HND
3 3 (3.23%) CCNA
3 3 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (45.16%) Ericsson
2 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
3 35 (37.63%) Remedy
4 15 (16.13%) Apple
5 12 (12.90%) Nokia
6 10 (10.75%) Huawei
7 5 (5.38%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (3.23%) HP
8 3 (3.23%) Samsung
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco
9 1 (1.08%) Citrix
9 1 (1.08%) Cramer
9 1 (1.08%) Juniper
9 1 (1.08%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.08%) Nortel
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle
9 1 (1.08%) SevOne
9 1 (1.08%) Tellabs
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Lawrence Harvey
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