The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 41 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.54% 3.21% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 27.27% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£215 £285 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.70% 11.79% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 24
Average daily rate £320 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £49.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -55.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Radio Access Network
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) 2G
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 1 (20.00%) RNC
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks