Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 748 819
Rank change year-on-year -77 +71 -77
Contract jobs citing VoLTE 35 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.074% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 17
England median daily rate £265 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +12.50% +36.75%
10th Percentile £208 £256 £263
90th Percentile £505 £710 £539
UK median daily rate £265 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -41.11% +12.50% +36.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year +44.23% - -

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 12,199 11,742 14,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.36% 13.97% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,503 7,146 9,063
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £220
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 670 655
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.24 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.70 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -4.55% -23.81% +22.09%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -34 32 £258 -38.51% 7
South West +5 2 £390 +44.44%
VoLTE
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 21 (60.00%) 3G
2 20 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) 4G
3 13 (37.14%) VoWiFi
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (34.29%) LTE
4 12 (34.29%) Project Management
5 11 (31.43%) Network Architecture
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.86%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (20.00%) Tableau
8 7 (20.00%) GSM
8 7 (20.00%) WCDMA
8 7 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (20.00%) Power BI
9 6 (17.14%) Process Management
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) Handset
9 6 (17.14%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.29%) Network Design
10 5 (14.29%) PSTN
11 4 (11.43%) ISDN
11 4 (11.43%) 3GPP
11 4 (11.43%) UMTS
11 4 (11.43%) Unix
11 4 (11.43%) Windows

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 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) 3G
2 13 (37.14%) 4G
2 13 (37.14%) VoWiFi
3 12 (34.29%) LTE
4 8 (22.86%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (20.00%) GSM
5 7 (20.00%) WCDMA
6 5 (14.29%) PSTN
7 4 (11.43%) 2G
7 4 (11.43%) 3GPP
7 4 (11.43%) ATM
7 4 (11.43%) CDMA
7 4 (11.43%) GPRS
7 4 (11.43%) ISDN
7 4 (11.43%) UMTS
8 3 (8.57%) HSPA
8 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
8 3 (8.57%) IPsec
8 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 20 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Specialist
2 10 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) LTE Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Handset Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Voice Design Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3G Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Voice Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Handset
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) ASIC
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000
2 3 (8.57%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 11 (31.43%) Network Architecture
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Improvement
4 6 (17.14%) Process Management
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Network Design
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Design
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.71%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (5.71%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (5.71%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.71%) Network Management
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Netcool
2 1 (2.86%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView
2 1 (2.86%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (20.00%) Tableau
3 4 (11.43%) Ericsson
4 3 (8.57%) Huawei
4 3 (8.57%) Nokia
4 3 (8.57%) Remedy
4 3 (8.57%) Sybase
5 2 (5.71%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat