Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for UMTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UMTS over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 82 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +14
Contract jobs citing UMTS 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 1.15% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median daily rate - £342 -
Berkshire median daily rate £305 £342 £375
% change year-on-year -10.73% -8.89% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

UMTS 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 279 261 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.55% 20.91% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 131 171
Reading median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +3.29%
10th Percentile £190 £263 £255
90th Percentile £538 £560 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 14
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £17.38 £14.61 £12.15
90th Percentile £45.38 £47.50 £44.88
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +35.19% -6.90% -43.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for UMTS 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 UMTS in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for UMTS 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 UMTS in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UMTS in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 9 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (100.00%) LTE
2 8 (88.89%) GSM
2 8 (88.89%) Huawei
2 8 (88.89%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (88.89%) Algorithms
2 8 (88.89%) 5G
3 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (77.78%) Capacity Management
3 7 (77.78%) Actix
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) VoLTE
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Mapinfo
3 7 (77.78%) Network Planning
4 6 (66.67%) Samsung
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (11.11%) 4G
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 9 (100.00%) LTE
2 8 (88.89%) 5G
2 8 (88.89%) GSM
2 8 (88.89%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (77.78%) VoLTE
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) GSM Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) RF Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) UMTS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Capacity Management
1 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (77.78%) Network Planning
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Huawei
2 7 (77.78%) Actix
2 7 (77.78%) Mapinfo
3 6 (66.67%) Samsung