The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £258 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -11.20%
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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 131 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.77% 16.73% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 52
Average daily rate £425 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.20 £16.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (87.50%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) 2G
2 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 7 (87.50%) Huawei
2 7 (87.50%) Resource Management
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
2 7 (87.50%) HSPA
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
2 7 (87.50%) Nortel
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) WCDMA
3 4 (50.00%) eTOM
3 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Mapinfo
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) ATM

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
2 7 (87.50%) WCDMA
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) 2G
2 7 (87.50%) HSPA
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 7 (87.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) RNC
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) SDH
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) RF Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Resource Management
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
1 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 4 (50.00%) eTOM
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) WFM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (87.50%) Huawei
2 7 (87.50%) Nortel
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) Mapinfo