The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for LTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank - 13 16
Contract jobs citing LTE 0 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 10.20% 7.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 22.39% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £325 £260
% change year-on-year +13.46% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -41.17% +15.64%  

LTE is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 67 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 18.94% 45.58% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 34
Median daily rate £385 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £460 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing LTE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in Guildford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Guildford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LTE 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 Guildford region with a requirement for LTE.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (66.67%) Huawei
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (50.00%) Greenplum
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Samsung
5 2 (33.33%) Presales
5 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (33.33%) Radio Network Optimisation
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
5 2 (33.33%) Network Management
5 2 (33.33%) HSPA
5 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 2G
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (83.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) GPRS
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) HSPA
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) Telnet
3 2 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 2 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Network Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 4 (66.67%) Huawei
2 3 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 3 (50.00%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Samsung
4 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia