Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 187 189
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing LTE 17 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.083% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 0.47% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
East of England median daily rate £285 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.91% -17.50% +92.31%
England median daily rate £363 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +20.83% -3.23% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.41% -22.83%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -6.67%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 937 848 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.47% 17.55% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 473 463
East of England median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 66 125
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.88 £52.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing LTE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -6 9 - -
Hertfordshire -6 8 £285 -30.91%
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England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for LTE.

1 16 (94.12%) C
1 16 (94.12%) Embedded C
1 16 (94.12%) 3GPP
1 16 (94.12%) Wireless
1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
2 10 (58.82%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) NAS
4 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
5 7 (41.18%) Feature Driven Development
5 7 (41.18%) Digital Signal Processing
5 7 (41.18%) Signal Processing
5 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) VHDL
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) 3G
6 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (5.88%) Acme Packet
7 1 (5.88%) 4G
7 1 (5.88%) Tekelec

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) 3GPP
1 16 (94.12%) Wireless
2 9 (52.94%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) 3G
3 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (5.88%) 4G
4 1 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) GGSN
4 1 (5.88%) GSM
4 1 (5.88%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (5.88%) SGSN
4 1 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (5.88%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Senior DSP Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
1 7 (41.18%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (41.18%) Feature Driven Development
2 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Signal Processing
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C
1 16 (94.12%) Embedded C
2 10 (58.82%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Acme Packet
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
1 1 (5.88%) Huawei
1 1 (5.88%) NetScout
1 1 (5.88%) Nokia
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Redknee
1 1 (5.88%) Tekelec