The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for UMTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 115 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -33  
Contract jobs citing UMTS 3 11 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.45% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.77% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 30
Median daily rate - £325 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £230 £260
% change year-on-year +56.52% -11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.00% +11.11%  

UMTS 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 366 623 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.76% 25.42% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 292 338
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 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 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

UMTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for UMTS in Berkshire

UMTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UMTS in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UMTS 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 UMTS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 +20 3 - -
UMTS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 15 (93.75%) 3G
1 15 (93.75%) 4G
2 14 (87.50%) LTE
3 10 (62.50%) GSM
3 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (62.50%) 2G
4 8 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (43.75%) Nokia
5 7 (43.75%) Huawei
6 6 (37.50%) Ericsson
7 5 (31.25%) UTRAN
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
9 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
9 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
9 2 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
9 2 (12.50%) GPRS
10 1 (6.25%) Windows
10 1 (6.25%) Linux
10 1 (6.25%) Project Management
10 1 (6.25%) Firewall
10 1 (6.25%) CCIE
10 1 (6.25%) HP
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
10 1 (6.25%) VoIP
10 1 (6.25%) HTTP

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Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) 3G
1 15 (93.75%) 4G
2 14 (87.50%) LTE
3 10 (62.50%) 2G
3 10 (62.50%) GSM
4 8 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (31.25%) UTRAN
6 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (12.50%) GPRS
7 2 (12.50%) VoLTE
8 1 (6.25%) 3GPP
8 1 (6.25%) 5G
8 1 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) GGSN
8 1 (6.25%) HTTP
8 1 (6.25%) SGSN
8 1 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) 3G Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) 4G Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) LTE Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) UMTS Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Core Network Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Implementation Controller
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Radio Design Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) UMTS Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (6.25%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (6.25%) Presales
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Huawei
1 7 (43.75%) Nokia
2 6 (37.50%) Ericsson
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
5 1 (6.25%) Samsung