Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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.

VoLTE (Voice Over LTE)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 817 799
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 -27
Contract jobs citing VoLTE 44 40 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.042% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 15
England median daily rate £300 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £220 £256 £213
90th Percentile £425 £440 £463
UK median daily rate £300 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK median hourly rate - - £13.00

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 13088 14527 14709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.77% 15.22% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8110 8887 8633
England median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £223 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 740 923
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.20 £47.50 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.78% +7.14% +5.00%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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
South East -3 35 £300 +8.11% 1
East of England - 4 - -
South West +6 3 - - 2
North of England +43 1 - -
North West +16 1 - -
VoLTE
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VoLTE 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 VoLTE.

1 27 (61.36%) VoWiFi
2 22 (50.00%) LTE
3 21 (47.73%) Telecoms
4 19 (43.18%) Degree
5 17 (38.64%) Nokia
5 17 (38.64%) GSM
6 15 (34.09%) WCDMA
6 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (34.09%) Diameter Protocol
7 14 (31.82%) Service Design
7 14 (31.82%) 3G
8 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (25.00%) Project Management
9 11 (25.00%) 3GPP
9 11 (25.00%) Unix
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (25.00%) Coaching
10 10 (22.73%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) HSPA
10 10 (22.73%) QA
10 10 (22.73%) Problem Management
10 10 (22.73%) 4G
11 8 (18.18%) Android
11 8 (18.18%) Huawei
11 8 (18.18%) Xcode
11 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
11 8 (18.18%) Publishing
11 8 (18.18%) Apple

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 (11.36%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) VoWiFi
2 22 (50.00%) LTE
3 17 (38.64%) GSM
4 15 (34.09%) Diameter Protocol
4 15 (34.09%) WCDMA
5 14 (31.82%) 3G
6 11 (25.00%) 3GPP
7 10 (22.73%) 4G
7 10 (22.73%) HSPA
8 8 (18.18%) UMTS
9 7 (15.91%) GPRS
10 6 (13.64%) MVNO
10 6 (13.64%) PSTN
10 6 (13.64%) Value-Added Service
11 5 (11.36%) 2G
11 5 (11.36%) ATM
11 5 (11.36%) CDMA
11 5 (11.36%) Firewall
11 5 (11.36%) ISDN
11 5 (11.36%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Android Studio
1 8 (18.18%) Xcode
General
1 21 (47.73%) Telecoms
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 8 (18.18%) Publishing
4 6 (13.64%) Billing
5 2 (4.55%) French Language
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Design Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Core Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) LTE Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Handset Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 3G Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 4G Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Applications Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Handset
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) IVR
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Unix
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Android
3 6 (13.64%) Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
4 5 (11.36%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Service Design
2 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.00%) Coaching
3 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (25.00%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) Problem Management
5 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
6 7 (15.91%) Validation
7 6 (13.64%) Network Design
8 5 (11.36%) Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (11.36%) High Availability
8 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.36%) SIEM
9 4 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
10 3 (6.82%) Network Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Apple Swift
1 8 (18.18%) Java
1 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 10 (22.73%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) CISM
4 4 (9.09%) CISSP
4 4 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.27%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Nokia
2 8 (18.18%) Apple
2 8 (18.18%) Huawei
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) Sybase
4 5 (11.36%) Tekelec
5 4 (9.09%) Mitel
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Ericsson
6 3 (6.82%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (6.82%) Samsung
6 3 (6.82%) Siemens
7 1 (2.27%) Agilent
7 1 (2.27%) Amdocs
7 1 (2.27%) BMC
7 1 (2.27%) Cramer
7 1 (2.27%) NetScout