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 22 June 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.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 114 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15  
Contract jobs citing UMTS 6 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.25% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.07% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £425 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +119.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 £210
% change year-on-year - +30.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £36.25

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 370 560 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 23.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 243
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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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

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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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 +18 5 - -
UMTS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 2G
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) GSM
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (25.00%) Huawei
5 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (25.00%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) 5G
6 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (12.50%) UTRAN
6 1 (12.50%) French Language
6 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (12.50%) Network Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
6 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) 2G
1 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (62.50%) GSM
3 2 (25.00%) 5G
3 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (12.50%) UTRAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS Optimisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Network Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (25.00%) Huawei
1 2 (25.00%) Nokia