The first table below looks at the demand for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 135 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 2 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.065% 0.084% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.52% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£231 - £301
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 - £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £273 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
432 383 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 16.11% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 148 237
Average daily rate £325 £290 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.69 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Radio Access Network
England

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the East of England region.

Radio Access Network Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -1 2 £231 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Radio Access Network
England

Radio Access Network
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) Anite
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Agilent
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Erlang
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) RNC
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Erlang
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Anite
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Agilent
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle