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 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.

UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 632 618
Rank change year-on-year +47 -14  
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.085% 0.063% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £403 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +78.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £225
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 5883 7880 7535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.67% 15.91% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3497 4892 4304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 351 431
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
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 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

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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

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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

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UTRAN within the England 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
South East +20 2 - -
South West - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 - -
UTRAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
2 5 (83.33%) LTE
3 4 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Huawei
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (16.67%) Physics
6 1 (16.67%) French Language
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (16.67%) Actix
6 1 (16.67%) UMTS
6 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle

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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 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) 4G
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
2 5 (83.33%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
2 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Actix
4 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle