Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 788 855
Rank change year-on-year -42 +67 -83
Contract jobs citing VoLTE 30 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.055% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
England median daily rate £344 £342 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +24.24% -35.29%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £259
90th Percentile £528 £438 £415
UK median daily rate £344 £342 £275
% change year-on-year +0.61% +24.24% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 12,506 12,456 15,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.31% 13.79% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,636 7,604 9,315
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 672 716
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.01% -20.96% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.97 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.23
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +5.26% -21.81% +21.50%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -40 27 £344 +7.15%
London - 2 - - 1
VoLTE
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 17 (56.67%) LTE
3 13 (43.33%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) 3GPP
4 10 (33.33%) 3G
5 9 (30.00%) Network Planning
5 9 (30.00%) 5G
5 9 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (26.67%) Capacity Management
6 8 (26.67%) Algorithms
6 8 (26.67%) Actix
6 8 (26.67%) Mapinfo
6 8 (26.67%) UMTS
6 8 (26.67%) GSM
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Project Management
7 7 (23.33%) Huawei
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) 4G
8 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Remedy
9 5 (16.67%) Ericsson
9 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.67%) Network Management
9 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
9 5 (16.67%) Samsung
10 4 (13.33%) VoWiFi

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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
2 3 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) LTE
2 13 (43.33%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (33.33%) 3G
3 10 (33.33%) 3GPP
4 9 (30.00%) 5G
5 8 (26.67%) GSM
5 8 (26.67%) UMTS
6 7 (23.33%) 4G
7 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (13.33%) MPLS
8 4 (13.33%) VoWiFi
8 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 2 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (6.67%) GGSN
9 2 (6.67%) INAP
9 2 (6.67%) ISUP
9 2 (6.67%) MGW
9 2 (6.67%) PSTN
9 2 (6.67%) SGSN
9 2 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 20 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) RF Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Voice Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) OSS Architect
4 3 (10.00%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Voice Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3G Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) GSM Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) UMTS Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) BYOD
4 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.33%) CMDB
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 9 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (30.00%) Network Planning
3 8 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Network Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (10.00%) Network Design
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) AWK
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Netcool
1 3 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
1 3 (10.00%) OpenView
1 3 (10.00%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Actix
1 8 (26.67%) Mapinfo
2 7 (23.33%) Huawei
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 5 (16.67%) Remedy
3 5 (16.67%) Samsung
4 4 (13.33%) Nokia
5 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (10.00%) Tableau
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (3.33%) BMC