Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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.

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 199 219
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 -31
Contract jobs citing UMTS 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.035% 0.070% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median daily rate - - £145
England median daily rate £225 £325 £260
% change year-on-year -30.77% +25.00% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.02% +86.36% -21.43%

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 840 828 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.48% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 488 460
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £171 £164 £180
90th Percentile £538 £533 £513
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 76
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.20 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.15 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing UMTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for UMTS in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UMTS in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for UMTS in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UMTS in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Bristol -13 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
UMTS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UMTS 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 South West region with a requirement for UMTS.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft