The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 June 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LTE 2 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% - 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% - 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £330 £258
% change year-on-year +3.40% +28.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 168 119 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.58% 17.81% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 66 114
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 2 - -
LTE
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LTE.

1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) HSPA
1 2 (100.00%) Actix
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) HSPA
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Actix