Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 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.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 135 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 -39 +42
Contract jobs citing LTE 8 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.43% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 2.82% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Surrey median daily rate £475 - £270
10th Percentile £400 - £254
90th Percentile £493 - £278
South East median daily rate £380 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +16.92% +12.07% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 15
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.00
10th Percentile £43.75 - £40.20
90th Percentile £51.25 - £41.50
South East median hourly rate £37.50 - £41.00

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 437 425 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.61% 15.30% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 254 277
Surrey median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £132 £166 £163
90th Percentile £594 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 34
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £15.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.04% -61.90% +153.97%
10th Percentile £15.15 £11.58 £11.63
90th Percentile £53.25 £25.00 £42.20
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +11.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for LTE in Surrey

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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

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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 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Camberley 0 4 - - 1
Woking - 2 £477 -
Staines - 1 £390 -
LTE
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LTE 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LTE.

1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UMTS
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) RANAP
3 4 (50.00%) GGSN
3 4 (50.00%) SGSN
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) MGW
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) STL
3 4 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (50.00%) GCC
3 4 (50.00%) GDB
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (37.50%) RTP
5 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
5 2 (25.00%) Automotive
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Yocto
5 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
6 1 (12.50%) 4G
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) UMTS
2 4 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (50.00%) GGSN
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) MGW
2 4 (50.00%) RANAP
2 4 (50.00%) SGSN
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) RTP
4 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) 5G
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) RS-232
5 1 (12.50%) WiMAX
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) GCC
1 4 (50.00%) GDB
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Protocol Stack Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) STL
2 2 (25.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) ASIC
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree