The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 73 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 2 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 1.14% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 9.64% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £345 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 83 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.24% 11.87% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 54
Average daily rate £400 £278 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £164 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -61.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £20.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (71.43%) LTE
4 4 (57.14%) 2G
4 4 (57.14%) 3G
4 4 (57.14%) GSM
4 4 (57.14%) UMTS
5 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 3 (42.86%) NSN NetAct
5 3 (42.86%) Huawei
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) WFM
6 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) RNC
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) 4G
6 2 (28.57%) Line Management
6 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) WCDMA
6 2 (28.57%) SDH
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Python

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) GSM
2 4 (57.14%) UMTS
3 2 (28.57%) RNC
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) WCDMA
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) UTRAN
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) WFM
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Anite