Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 January 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.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 584 579 582
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing LTE 37 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.080% 0.038% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 9
London median daily rate £398 £510 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +51.11% +22.73%
10th Percentile £152 £292 £218
90th Percentile £675 £725 £498
England median daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +20.83% -7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.00
England median hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -15.85% +19.71% -19.41%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,207 5,485 5,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.29% 13.11% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,576 3,603 3,541
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 150 157
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.71 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -10.41% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LTE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in London over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LTE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the London region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Central London - 6 £650 - 2
LTE
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for LTE.

1 35 (94.59%) Telecoms
2 17 (45.95%) TETRA
3 14 (37.84%) 3G
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
5 11 (29.73%) DNS
5 11 (29.73%) Python
5 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
6 10 (27.03%) DHCP
6 10 (27.03%) HP
6 10 (27.03%) ICMP
6 10 (27.03%) JIRA
7 9 (24.32%) Test Management
7 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) 2G
9 7 (18.92%) Project Management
9 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
9 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
9 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
9 7 (18.92%) Selenium
10 6 (16.22%) Physics
10 6 (16.22%) Java
11 5 (13.51%) Fault Analysis
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) Linux
11 5 (13.51%) OO
11 5 (13.51%) Motorola

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) TETRA
2 14 (37.84%) 3G
3 11 (29.73%) DNS
3 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.03%) DHCP
4 10 (27.03%) ICMP
5 8 (21.62%) 2G
6 4 (10.81%) Wireless
7 3 (8.11%) 4G
7 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.41%) BGP
8 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
8 2 (5.41%) Broadband
8 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.41%) Internet
8 2 (5.41%) LAN
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) VPN
9 1 (2.70%) CDMA
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) JIRA
2 7 (18.92%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (94.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Test Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) JIRA Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Project Planner
5 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Transmission Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Commissioning Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Planning Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Planner
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Mobile Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) PMI
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
1 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Test Management
3 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
3 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.22%) Physics
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Fault Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) SDLC
5 5 (13.51%) V-Model
6 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.41%) Communications Security
7 2 (5.41%) Network Design
7 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.41%) Spectrum Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) CEH
6 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.70%) CISSP
6 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) Motorola
3 2 (5.41%) Nokia Networks