The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 64 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£268 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 82 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.34% 12.52% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 51 47
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Birmingham region.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Radio Access Network
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Radio Access Network.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) SDH
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) RNC
1 1 (50.00%) WFM
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Radio Access Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) SDH
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) RNC
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%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) WFM
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks