Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 90 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing LTE 8 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.53% 0.14% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 0.70% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 £413 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +83.33% -13.46%
10th Percentile £278 £349 £213
90th Percentile £340 £446 £318
East of England median daily rate £285 £413 £225
% change year-on-year -30.91% +83.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year - -18.64% +4.12%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 326 286 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.41% 20.37% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 155 184
Hertfordshire median daily rate £366 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +4.17% +9.92%
10th Percentile £142 £245 £259
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% -15.21% +32.87%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.88 £8.75
90th Percentile £32.25 £44.08 £41.23
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -32.89% +24.17% +22.45%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 23 October 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
Stevenage - 7 £285 -
LTE
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) VHDL
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) 3GPP
1 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (87.50%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (87.50%) Signal Processing
1 7 (87.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) GSM
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Redknee
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei
3 1 (12.50%) NetScout
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (12.50%) GGSN
3 1 (12.50%) SGSN
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 1 (12.50%) Intelligent Network

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) 3GPP
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) GGSN
2 1 (12.50%) GSM
2 1 (12.50%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (12.50%) SGSN
2 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior DSP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Algorithms
1 7 (87.50%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (87.50%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (87.50%) Integration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Signal Processing
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) Embedded C
2 3 (37.50%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Acme Packet
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei
1 1 (12.50%) NetScout
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Redknee
1 1 (12.50%) Tekelec