Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VoLTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VoLTE over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 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.

VoLTE (Voice Over LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 744 792
Rank change year-on-year -51 +48 -13
Contract jobs citing VoLTE 52 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.086% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.58% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 17
England median daily rate £300 £373 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.46% +24.17% +1.69%
10th Percentile £220 £258 £241
90th Percentile £417 £688 £505
UK median daily rate £300 £373 £300
% change year-on-year -19.46% +24.17% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - -

VoLTE 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,197 13,069 13,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.19% 14.71% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,595 8,009 8,249
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £215
90th Percentile £594 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 696 763
England median hourly rate £20.04 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.79% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.72 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% -4.44% +12.50%

VoLTE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VoLTE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VoLTE in England

VoLTE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VoLTE in England

VoLTE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VoLTE in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoLTE in England

VoLTE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VoLTE in England

VoLTE
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 VoLTE within the England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
South East -23 46 £300 +7.14% 1
South West +17 3 £390 +44.44%
East of England - 3 - - 1
VoLTE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VoLTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for VoLTE.

1 32 (61.54%) VoWiFi
2 28 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 21 (40.38%) LTE
3 21 (40.38%) 3G
4 20 (38.46%) Degree
5 19 (36.54%) GSM
6 18 (34.62%) WCDMA
6 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (32.69%) Project Management
8 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (25.00%) 4G
9 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (25.00%) Coaching
9 13 (25.00%) Service Design
10 12 (23.08%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (23.08%) HSPA
10 12 (23.08%) Network Architecture
10 12 (23.08%) QA
10 12 (23.08%) Problem Management
10 12 (23.08%) Finance
10 12 (23.08%) Nokia
11 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 10 (19.23%) SQL
11 10 (19.23%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (17.31%) Handset
12 9 (17.31%) Unix
12 9 (17.31%) Windows
12 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (15.38%) 3GPP
13 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint

VoLTE
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) VoWiFi
2 21 (40.38%) 3G
2 21 (40.38%) LTE
3 19 (36.54%) GSM
4 18 (34.62%) WCDMA
5 13 (25.00%) 4G
6 12 (23.08%) HSPA
7 10 (19.23%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (15.38%) 3GPP
9 7 (13.46%) Diameter Protocol
9 7 (13.46%) GPRS
10 6 (11.54%) ATM
10 6 (11.54%) CDMA
10 6 (11.54%) ISDN
10 6 (11.54%) PSTN
10 6 (11.54%) UMTS
11 5 (9.62%) 2G
12 4 (7.69%) MGW
12 4 (7.69%) MVNO
12 4 (7.69%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Android Studio
1 7 (13.46%) Xcode
General
1 28 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) Publishing
4 4 (7.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Design Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) LTE Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 8 (15.38%) Performance Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Core Network Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Handset Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Java Applications Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (1.92%) Service Control Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Handset
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) ASIC
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.92%) IVR
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Unix
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Android
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
3 5 (9.62%) Windows NT
4 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (25.00%) Coaching
3 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 13 (25.00%) Service Design
4 12 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 12 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.46%) Mobile Development
6 6 (11.54%) Network Design
6 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 4 (7.69%) High Availability
8 4 (7.69%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (7.69%) Process Management
9 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.77%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (5.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Apple Swift
2 7 (13.46%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Degree
2 12 (23.08%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (9.62%) CCNA
3 5 (9.62%) CCNP
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.77%) CISM
4 3 (5.77%) CISSP
4 3 (5.77%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.92%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Nokia
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Apple
4 6 (11.54%) Huawei
5 5 (9.62%) Sybase
6 4 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (7.69%) Mitel
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle
6 4 (7.69%) Tableau
6 4 (7.69%) VMware
7 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
7 3 (5.77%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (5.77%) Samsung
7 3 (5.77%) Siemens
7 3 (5.77%) Tekelec
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco
9 1 (1.92%) Cramer
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.92%) Remedy