Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for LTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LTE over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 147 186
Rank change year-on-year +32 +39 -22
Contract jobs citing LTE 43 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.22% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 2.32% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 6
Hampshire median daily rate £338 £300 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -26.61% +31.85%
10th Percentile £273 £250 £286
90th Percentile £398 £308 £558
South East median daily rate £325 £290 £310
% change year-on-year +12.07% -6.45% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Hampshire median hourly rate - £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% -13.33%
South East median hourly rate - £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +17.14% -6.67%

LTE 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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 838 862 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.77% 22.41% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 534 541
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £263
90th Percentile £500 £504 £494
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 95
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.76
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.41% +11.70% +26.83%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing LTE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LTE in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Basingstoke +2 36 £325 +13.04%
Hook - 6 £369 -
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South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LTE.

1 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
2 22 (51.16%) 4G
3 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
4 17 (39.53%) Wireless
5 16 (37.21%) HP
5 16 (37.21%) Test Management
6 15 (34.88%) Motorola
6 15 (34.88%) Degree
7 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
7 14 (32.56%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
8 13 (30.23%) Collaborative Working
9 12 (27.91%) Analytics
9 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
9 12 (27.91%) Validation
10 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
11 10 (23.26%) Test Planning
11 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
11 10 (23.26%) F5
12 9 (20.93%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (18.60%) Fortinet
13 8 (18.60%) Brocade
13 8 (18.60%) Project Management
14 7 (16.28%) High Availability
15 6 (13.95%) MVNO
15 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements
15 6 (13.95%) Firewall
15 6 (13.95%) MPLS
15 6 (13.95%) MS Access

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) 4G
2 17 (39.53%) Wireless
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) LAN
3 6 (13.95%) MPLS
3 6 (13.95%) MVNO
3 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 5 (11.63%) BGP
4 5 (11.63%) IPsec
4 5 (11.63%) Network Security
4 5 (11.63%) OSPF
4 5 (11.63%) SCTP
4 5 (11.63%) VoIP
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) Wireshark
6 3 (6.98%) CDMA
6 3 (6.98%) GSM
6 3 (6.98%) TETRA
7 2 (4.65%) 2G
7 2 (4.65%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MSI
General
1 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
1 14 (32.56%) Test Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Test Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Telecoms Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) LTE Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) BSS Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) IT Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) OSS Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Telecoms Test Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Delivery Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) IP Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) CESG
3 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
2 16 (37.21%) Test Management
3 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (27.91%) Analytics
5 12 (27.91%) Validation
6 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
7 10 (23.26%) Test Planning
8 8 (18.60%) Project Management
9 7 (16.28%) High Availability
10 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (11.63%) Customer-Centricity
11 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (11.63%) Network Management
12 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.30%) Network Design
13 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.98%) Fault Analysis
13 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
13 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
3 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (20.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) PMO
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) HP
2 15 (34.88%) Motorola
3 10 (23.26%) F5
4 8 (18.60%) Brocade
4 8 (18.60%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.98%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.65%) VMware