The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 476 414 252
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -162
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 99 147 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.30% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 2.22% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 47
Average daily rate
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£275 £268 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £369 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £273 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £40.00
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7401 6633 8371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.71% 13.60% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4075 3667 3862
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 384 658
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in England

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in England

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in England

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Radio Access Network Hourly Rate Trend in England

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
South East -53 61 £330 +22.22% 3
London +1 9 £288 +74.24% 2
South West -34 7 - -
Yorkshire +9 2 £268 +78.33%
East of England -21 2 £263 -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 129 (68.25%) Telecoms
2 97 (51.32%) 3G
3 87 (46.03%) LTE
4 63 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 53 (28.04%) 2G
5 53 (28.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 44 (23.28%) Huawei
7 42 (22.22%) 4G
8 29 (15.34%) Nokia
8 29 (15.34%) Project Management
9 28 (14.81%) Degree
10 27 (14.29%) ATM
10 27 (14.29%) UMTS
11 26 (13.76%) Ethernet
11 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
12 23 (12.17%) SDH
12 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
13 21 (11.11%) GSM
13 21 (11.11%) SQL
13 21 (11.11%) VoLTE
14 20 (10.58%) NEC
15 19 (10.05%) MS Office
16 18 (9.52%) Network Planning
17 16 (8.47%) Finance
18 15 (7.94%) Mapinfo
19 14 (7.41%) Nortel
19 14 (7.41%) Logistics
20 13 (6.88%) Validation
20 13 (6.88%) SLA
20 13 (6.88%) Cisco

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.05%) MS Office
3 11 (5.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) Maya
5 2 (1.06%) MS Project
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 97 (51.32%) 3G
2 87 (46.03%) LTE
3 53 (28.04%) 2G
4 42 (22.22%) 4G
5 27 (14.29%) ATM
5 27 (14.29%) UMTS
6 26 (13.76%) Ethernet
7 23 (12.17%) SDH
8 21 (11.11%) GSM
8 21 (11.11%) VoLTE
9 13 (6.88%) Wireless
10 12 (6.35%) 3GPP
11 11 (5.82%) RNC
12 10 (5.29%) DWDM
12 10 (5.29%) MPLS
13 9 (4.76%) VoIP
13 9 (4.76%) Broadband
14 8 (4.23%) GPRS
14 8 (4.23%) DNS
14 8 (4.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.76%) MySQL
2 8 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.12%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.06%) MS Access
4 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 129 (68.25%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.47%) Finance
3 6 (3.17%) Billing
3 6 (3.17%) Marketing
3 6 (3.17%) Front Office
3 6 (3.17%) Back Office
4 3 (1.59%) Automotive
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (16.40%) RAN Engineer
2 21 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 15 (7.94%) Design Engineer
4 12 (6.35%) Support Engineer
4 12 (6.35%) Analyst
5 11 (5.82%) Transmission Engineer
5 11 (5.82%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.76%) Architect
8 8 (4.23%) Consultant
8 8 (4.23%) Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Databuild Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.70%) Project Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) 3G Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.17%) Senior Architect
11 5 (2.65%) Designer
12 4 (2.12%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.17%) XML
2 4 (2.12%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.06%) Statistics
2 2 (1.06%) PMI
2 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.53%) Handset
3 1 (0.53%) Replication
3 1 (0.53%) GIS
3 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) UNIX
2 11 (5.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.34%) Project Management
2 18 (9.52%) Network Planning
3 14 (7.41%) Logistics
4 13 (6.88%) Validation
5 12 (6.35%) Supplier Management
5 12 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.29%) ITIL
7 9 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 8 (4.23%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (3.70%) ETL
10 6 (3.17%) Service Management
10 6 (3.17%) Network Design
10 6 (3.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.65%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.65%) Time Management
12 4 (2.12%) WFM
12 4 (2.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (4.23%) Perl
3 5 (2.65%) C
3 5 (2.65%) C++
3 5 (2.65%) Java
4 4 (2.12%) C#
5 3 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Erlang
6 1 (0.53%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.81%) Degree
2 6 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.17%) CCNA
3 3 (1.59%) ISEB
3 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.59%) CBAP
4 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.06%) CCNP
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.06%) CNA
4 2 (1.06%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (6.35%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.53%) Netcool
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 53 (28.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 44 (23.28%) Huawei
4 29 (15.34%) Nokia
5 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
6 20 (10.58%) NEC
7 15 (7.94%) Mapinfo
8 14 (7.41%) Nortel
9 13 (6.88%) Cisco
10 11 (5.82%) Oracle
10 11 (5.82%) Business Objects
11 6 (3.17%) Juniper
11 6 (3.17%) BT
12 5 (2.65%) Greenplum
12 5 (2.65%) Ciena
13 4 (2.12%) Talend
13 4 (2.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (1.59%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.06%) Remedy
15 2 (1.06%) HP
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