The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 29 March 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 80 76
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing LTE 11 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.93% 1.38% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 4.65% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £350 £270 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.62% +6.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £325 £260
% change year-on-year +13.46% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.96% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -41.17% +18.05%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 168 387 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.14% 29.75% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 221 162
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £42.50 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.52% -6.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.25 £21.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

LTE
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

LTE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LTE in Surrey

LTE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LTE in Surrey

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley - 9 - - 1
Staines - 1 - -
LTE
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LTE.

1 31 (86.11%) GSM
1 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
2 29 (80.56%) UMTS
2 29 (80.56%) Linux
3 27 (75.00%) Cisco
4 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
5 24 (66.67%) C++
5 24 (66.67%) VoIP
6 21 (58.33%) PBX
6 21 (58.33%) OO
6 21 (58.33%) STL
6 21 (58.33%) RTP
6 21 (58.33%) RANAP
6 21 (58.33%) Subversion
6 21 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 21 (58.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 21 (58.33%) GCC
6 21 (58.33%) GDB
6 21 (58.33%) Trac
6 21 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
6 21 (58.33%) Cross-Platform Development
7 13 (36.11%) High Availability
8 12 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 12 (33.33%) Wireshark
9 10 (27.78%) 3G
10 7 (19.44%) GGSN
10 7 (19.44%) SGSN
10 7 (19.44%) MGW
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) 2G

LTE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) GSM
2 29 (80.56%) UMTS
3 24 (66.67%) VoIP
4 21 (58.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 21 (58.33%) Diameter Protocol
4 21 (58.33%) PBX
4 21 (58.33%) RANAP
4 21 (58.33%) RTP
5 12 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 10 (27.78%) 3G
7 7 (19.44%) GGSN
7 7 (19.44%) MGW
7 7 (19.44%) SGSN
8 6 (16.67%) 2G
9 5 (13.89%) 4G
9 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (8.33%) GPRS
10 3 (8.33%) M3UA
10 3 (8.33%) SCTP
10 3 (8.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) GCC
1 21 (58.33%) GDB
1 21 (58.33%) Subversion
1 21 (58.33%) Trac
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Support Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Trainer
2 4 (11.11%) Trainer
3 3 (8.33%) Optimisation Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) LTE Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Software Validation Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (58.33%) STL
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ActiveX
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) WAP
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Software Engineering
2 21 (58.33%) Cross-Platform Development
2 21 (58.33%) OO
3 13 (36.11%) High Availability
4 12 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Design
7 2 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Optimisation
7 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 2 (5.56%) Radio Network Optimisation
7 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Change Control
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.78%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO26262
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 4 (11.11%) Huawei
3 3 (8.33%) Greenplum
3 3 (8.33%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Nortel
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Samsung
5 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.78%) Nokia
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago