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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 71 67 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% 0.35% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 3.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£423 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £271 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.59% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £122.50 - -
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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
99 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.68% 11.12% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 32
Average daily rate £415 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £255 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.33% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.45 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) LTE
4 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (16.67%) UTRAN
4 1 (16.67%) 2G
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Greenplum
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
2 1 (16.67%) UTRAN
2 1 (16.67%) 2G
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
1 1 (16.67%) Huawei
1 1 (16.67%) Greenplum
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks