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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 482 485 423
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -62
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 114 100 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.32% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £271 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.59% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £122.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1013.63% -
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7417 7566 6646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.00% 14.79% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4192 3682
Average daily rate £375 £365 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 424 385
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +23 95 £295 -15.71% 2
East of England +7 4 £330 +25.71%
South West -12 4 £423 -
Yorkshire -23 4 - - 1
London -15 2 £313 +8.69% 1
North West - 2 - -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 144 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 120 (53.33%) 3G
3 97 (43.11%) 4G
4 84 (37.33%) LTE
5 77 (34.22%) 2G
6 44 (19.56%) Ericsson
7 42 (18.67%) UNIX
8 39 (17.33%) Project Management
8 39 (17.33%) Huawei
9 36 (16.00%) SQL
10 35 (15.56%) Nokia
11 32 (14.22%) Linux
11 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
12 30 (13.33%) Perl
12 30 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 29 (12.89%) MS Office
13 29 (12.89%) GSM
14 26 (11.56%) Degree
15 24 (10.67%) SLA
16 22 (9.78%) UMTS
16 22 (9.78%) Back Office
17 21 (9.33%) SDH
17 21 (9.33%) ATM
17 21 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
18 20 (8.89%) Oracle
18 20 (8.89%) Ethernet
19 19 (8.44%) PRINCE2
19 19 (8.44%) RNC
20 17 (7.56%) Amdocs
21 16 (7.11%) PostgreSQL

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 32 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.89%) MS Office
3 21 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.56%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.67%) Maya
6 3 (1.33%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 120 (53.33%) 3G
2 97 (43.11%) 4G
3 84 (37.33%) LTE
4 77 (34.22%) 2G
5 29 (12.89%) GSM
6 22 (9.78%) UMTS
7 21 (9.33%) ATM
7 21 (9.33%) SDH
8 20 (8.89%) Ethernet
9 19 (8.44%) RNC
10 15 (6.67%) 3GPP
11 14 (6.22%) VoLTE
12 13 (5.78%) IPsec
13 12 (5.33%) GPRS
14 11 (4.89%) SNMP
15 9 (4.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (4.00%) DNS
15 9 (4.00%) Wireless
16 8 (3.56%) VPN
16 8 (3.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (6.22%) MS Access
3 12 (5.33%) MySQL
4 7 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 144 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.78%) Back Office
3 11 (4.89%) Electronics
4 5 (2.22%) Finance
4 5 (2.22%) Retail
4 5 (2.22%) Marketing
5 4 (1.78%) German Language
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Billing
7 2 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (12.89%) RAN Engineer
2 20 (8.89%) Analyst
3 15 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 13 (5.78%) OSS Engineer
4 13 (5.78%) Designer
5 11 (4.89%) Project Manager
5 11 (4.89%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.44%) Back Office Engineer
7 9 (4.00%) Architect
7 9 (4.00%) Developer
7 9 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.56%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.56%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Radio Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Planning Manager
10 6 (2.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Security Engineer
11 5 (2.22%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.78%) XML
2 5 (2.22%) .NET
3 4 (1.78%) HTML
3 4 (1.78%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.78%) Web Services
4 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.89%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.78%) PKI
3 11 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.00%) Ontologies
5 8 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.67%) PMI
7 3 (1.33%) Handset
7 3 (1.33%) Statistics
7 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.44%) Economics
9 1 (0.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.67%) UNIX
2 32 (14.22%) Linux
3 14 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.89%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.33%) Project Management
2 19 (8.44%) PRINCE2
3 16 (7.11%) Validation
4 14 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (6.22%) Configuration Management
4 14 (6.22%) Performance Management
5 13 (5.78%) Line Management
6 12 (5.33%) Network Planning
7 11 (4.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (4.89%) Network Design
8 10 (4.44%) Business Analysis
8 10 (4.44%) Change Control
9 8 (3.56%) ITIL
9 8 (3.56%) Workflow
9 8 (3.56%) Fault Management
10 7 (3.11%) Business Development
10 7 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.00%) SQL
2 30 (13.33%) Perl
3 9 (4.00%) Korn
4 7 (3.11%) C#
4 7 (3.11%) C++
5 5 (2.22%) C
6 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.78%) Python
6 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.33%) VBA
8 2 (0.89%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 26 (11.56%) Degree
2 14 (6.22%) PMI Certification
3 10 (4.44%) HND
3 10 (4.44%) PMP
4 8 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (3.11%) HNC
5 7 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.11%) CCNP
6 5 (2.22%) CCNA
7 3 (1.33%) ISEB
7 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) CBAP
8 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) MBA
8 2 (0.89%) CCSA
8 2 (0.89%) CCSE
8 2 (0.89%) CISSP
8 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.89%) NSN NetAct
2 10 (4.44%) OPNET
3 4 (1.78%) Netcool
4 3 (1.33%) OpenView
4 3 (1.33%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (19.56%) Ericsson
2 39 (17.33%) Huawei
3 35 (15.56%) Nokia
4 30 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 20 (8.89%) Oracle
6 17 (7.56%) Amdocs
7 16 (7.11%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.11%) Greenplum
8 12 (5.33%) Mapinfo
9 9 (4.00%) Remedy
9 9 (4.00%) Nortel
9 9 (4.00%) Talend
9 9 (4.00%) Cerion
10 7 (3.11%) Citrix
10 7 (3.11%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.67%) Cisco
12 5 (2.22%) Cramer
13 4 (1.78%) NEC
13 4 (1.78%) ComArch
14 3 (1.33%) SevOne
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