Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 816 828
Rank change year-on-year -29 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing VoLTE 32 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.046% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
England median daily rate £344 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £256
90th Percentile £508 £425 £440
UK median daily rate £344 £300 £280
% change year-on-year +14.58% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £24.23 - -
UK median hourly rate £24.23 - -

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 12,363 12,916 14,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 13.60% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,515 8,035 8,740
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £185 £215
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 651 734
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.48%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.31%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VoLTE 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 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 15 December 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 -21 28 £344 +14.58% 2
London - 4 - - 1
VoLTE
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 23 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 21 (65.63%) LTE
3 18 (56.25%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (43.75%) 3GPP
5 13 (40.63%) 5G
6 11 (34.38%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (34.38%) Network Planning
7 10 (31.25%) Degree
7 10 (31.25%) Actix
7 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
7 10 (31.25%) Capacity Management
7 10 (31.25%) UMTS
7 10 (31.25%) Mapinfo
7 10 (31.25%) 3G
7 10 (31.25%) GSM
8 9 (28.13%) 4G
8 9 (28.13%) Performance Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) Huawei
9 7 (21.88%) Samsung
9 7 (21.88%) Wireless
10 6 (18.75%) Project Management
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) Ericsson
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) Migration
12 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (12.50%) Linux
12 4 (12.50%) Python
12 4 (12.50%) Remedy

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 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) LTE
2 18 (56.25%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (43.75%) 3GPP
4 13 (40.63%) 5G
5 10 (31.25%) 3G
5 10 (31.25%) GSM
5 10 (31.25%) UMTS
6 9 (28.13%) 4G
7 7 (21.88%) Wireless
8 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (9.38%) 2G
9 3 (9.38%) MPLS
9 3 (9.38%) VoWiFi
10 2 (6.25%) BGP
10 2 (6.25%) DNS
10 2 (6.25%) Firewall
10 2 (6.25%) GGSN
10 2 (6.25%) MIMO
10 2 (6.25%) RNC
10 2 (6.25%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Power BI
General
1 23 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) RF Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Voice Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) GSM Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) LTE Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) OSS Architect
5 2 (6.25%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Field Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UMTS Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Customer Requirements
1 11 (34.38%) Network Planning
2 10 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 9 (28.13%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.38%) Network Management
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Workshop Facilitation
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.25%) Decision-Making
8 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) AWK
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PhD
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (6.25%) Netcool
2 2 (6.25%) OpenView
2 2 (6.25%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Actix
1 10 (31.25%) Mapinfo
2 9 (28.13%) Huawei
3 7 (21.88%) Samsung
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Ericsson
6 4 (12.50%) Remedy
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (9.38%) Tableau
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (3.13%) BMC
9 1 (3.13%) Nokia
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle