The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UTRAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UTRAN over the 3 months to 30 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.

UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 600
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

UTRAN 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6071 7371 7304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.46% 14.75% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3741 4476 4043
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 308 406
Median hourly rate £22.85 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

UTRAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for UTRAN in England

UTRAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UTRAN in England

UTRAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UTRAN in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN 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 England region with a requirement for UTRAN.

1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
1 5 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) Huawei
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

UTRAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) 3G Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 4G Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Engineer
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 5 (100.00%) Huawei
1 5 (100.00%) Nokia