Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 569 567
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing LTE 27 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.084% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.62% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 12
London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +58.07%
10th Percentile £414 £263 £292
90th Percentile £673 £700 £642
England median daily rate £350 £400 £288
% change year-on-year -12.50% +39.13% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £14.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -41.18% +17.24% +3.57%

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4887 6176 6207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.66% 13.59% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4205 4005
London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £234 £239 £206
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 95 200
London median hourly rate £21.16 £21.00 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +9.01% +1.39%
10th Percentile £12.81 £10.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.84 £46.53 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +8.71%

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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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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
Central London +10 2 £625 +13.64% 2
LTE
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 London region with a requirement for LTE.

1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 15 (55.56%) 4G
3 12 (44.44%) 3G
4 9 (33.33%) 2G
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
6 5 (18.52%) TETRA
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.81%) Network Design
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) GSM
7 4 (14.81%) UMTS
8 3 (11.11%) Windows
8 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
8 3 (11.11%) GPRS
8 3 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (11.11%) Huawei
8 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.41%) Network Management
9 2 (7.41%) Fault Management
9 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.41%) Statistics
9 2 (7.41%) Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) GGSN
9 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (7.41%) People Management

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) 4G
2 12 (44.44%) 3G
3 9 (33.33%) 2G
4 5 (18.52%) TETRA
5 4 (14.81%) GSM
5 4 (14.81%) UMTS
6 3 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (11.11%) GPRS
7 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
7 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (7.41%) DNS
7 2 (7.41%) GGSN
7 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 2 (7.41%) SMTP
7 2 (7.41%) SNMP
7 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.41%) VoIP
7 2 (7.41%) VoLTE
8 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (3.70%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Front Office
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Avionics
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) 4G Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) IP Design Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) IP Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Radio Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Handset
1 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Network Design
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
1 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
2 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.41%) Analytics
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.41%) Fault Management
3 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Network Management
3 2 (7.41%) People Management
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) CCIE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) JNCIE
2 2 (7.41%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 3 (11.11%) Huawei
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.70%) Nokia
4 1 (3.70%) SAP