Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 November 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 > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 67 65
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing LTE 15 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.17% 1.88% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 7.49% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 17
Reading median daily rate £321 £260 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.39% -13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £263 £206 £250
90th Percentile £500 £310 £380
Berkshire median daily rate £321 £290 £305
% change year-on-year +10.63% -4.92% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +5.63% -5.33%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 250 374 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.44% 25.12% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 164 203
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £211
90th Percentile £550 £525 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 26
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +53.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for LTE in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LTE in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for LTE.

1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Huawei
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) 4G
3 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (26.67%) Network Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Nokia
3 4 (26.67%) 3G
4 3 (20.00%) Mapinfo
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
4 3 (20.00%) GSM
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Actix
5 2 (13.33%) Network Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (13.33%) French Language
5 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
5 2 (13.33%) UMTS
5 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) 2G
5 2 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (13.33%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 4 (26.67%) 3G
2 4 (26.67%) 4G
2 4 (26.67%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (20.00%) GSM
3 3 (20.00%) WCDMA
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) 2G
4 2 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (13.33%) UMTS
5 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) IKE
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) OpenFlow
5 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
2 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) RF Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Telecoms Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Network Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (13.33%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) eTOM
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Huawei
2 4 (26.67%) Nokia
3 3 (20.00%) Actix
3 3 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (6.67%) Amdocs
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) Cramer
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto