The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 24 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)
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing LTE 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 6.90% 4.20% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 12.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £231 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.64%  
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 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

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 Newbury with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 50 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 20.69% 34.97% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 7
Median daily rate £350 £275 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -5.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -41.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 Newbury

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 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 Newbury region with a requirement for LTE.

1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (12.50%) SLA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Cloud Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Site Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat