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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Midlands

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
87 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.48% 12.26% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 27
Average daily rate £295 £209 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% -40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) WFM
3 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) SDH
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) RNC
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Manager
1 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) WFM
1 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson