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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 553 521 493
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -28
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 58 101 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.35% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 20
Median daily rate £330 £265 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.41% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £270 £258
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £117.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +879.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
Radio Access Network
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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
7879 7480 6637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 4285 3609
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 447 370
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -36 36 £425 +63.46% 1
London +18 8 £400 +23.07%
North West -5 6 £303 +101.66% 1
South West +11 5 £406 +47.45%
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 97 (70.80%) Telecoms
2 85 (62.04%) 3G
3 70 (51.09%) 4G
4 59 (43.07%) 2G
5 53 (38.69%) LTE
6 42 (30.66%) Huawei
7 33 (24.09%) Nokia
8 27 (19.71%) Ericsson
9 24 (17.52%) Degree
10 22 (16.06%) UMTS
11 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
11 21 (15.33%) Project Management
11 21 (15.33%) Nokia Networks
12 18 (13.14%) GSM
13 16 (11.68%) NSN NetAct
14 15 (10.95%) SLA
14 15 (10.95%) Back Office
15 14 (10.22%) Wireless
15 14 (10.22%) ATM
15 14 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint
16 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
16 13 (9.49%) Tellabs
17 12 (8.76%) Remedy
17 12 (8.76%) Performance Monitoring
18 11 (8.03%) BT
18 11 (8.03%) Cisco
19 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (7.30%) Nortel
19 10 (7.30%) Citrix
19 10 (7.30%) Siemens

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.11%) MS Office
5 2 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Traffica
2 1 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 85 (62.04%) 3G
2 70 (51.09%) 4G
3 59 (43.07%) 2G
4 53 (38.69%) LTE
5 22 (16.06%) UMTS
6 18 (13.14%) GSM
7 14 (10.22%) ATM
7 14 (10.22%) Wireless
8 10 (7.30%) Internet
8 10 (7.30%) Node B
8 10 (7.30%) RNC
9 9 (6.57%) MPLS
9 9 (6.57%) OSPF
10 8 (5.84%) Broadband
10 8 (5.84%) VoLTE
11 6 (4.38%) GPRS
11 6 (4.38%) SDH
11 6 (4.38%) VPN
12 5 (3.65%) BGP
12 5 (3.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.65%) MS Access
2 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.73%) GIS
General
1 97 (70.80%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.95%) Back Office
3 7 (5.11%) Billing
3 7 (5.11%) Finance
4 2 (1.46%) Electronics
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.98%) RAN Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.49%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (7.30%) Telecoms Manager
5 9 (6.57%) Architect
6 8 (5.84%) 3G Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) 4G Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Network Manager
6 8 (5.84%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Databuild Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.65%) Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Radio Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) RAN Design Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) XML
2 1 (0.73%) SOAP
2 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) PMI
4 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.92%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.19%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.46%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.19%) Linux
2 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) Project Management
2 12 (8.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (7.30%) Programme Management
3 10 (7.30%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.57%) Fault Management
4 9 (6.57%) Network Architecture
4 9 (6.57%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (5.84%) ITIL
6 7 (5.11%) High Availability
6 7 (5.11%) Line Management
6 7 (5.11%) Network Design
6 7 (5.11%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.38%) Change Management
7 6 (4.38%) Project Governance
8 5 (3.65%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (3.65%) Network Planning
8 5 (3.65%) Service Management
8 5 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.84%) C
2 7 (5.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.11%) HNC
4 3 (2.19%) PMP
5 2 (1.46%) CCNP
5 2 (1.46%) CCSA
5 2 (1.46%) CCSE
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.95%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) NSN NetAct
2 9 (6.57%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.46%) Netcool
4 1 (0.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (30.66%) Huawei
2 33 (24.09%) Nokia
3 27 (19.71%) Ericsson
4 21 (15.33%) Nokia Networks
5 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.49%) Tellabs
6 12 (8.76%) Remedy
7 11 (8.03%) BT
7 11 (8.03%) Cisco
8 10 (7.30%) Citrix
8 10 (7.30%) Cramer
8 10 (7.30%) Nortel
8 10 (7.30%) Siemens
9 9 (6.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 9 (6.57%) Virgin Media
10 8 (5.84%) Mapinfo
10 8 (5.84%) Samsung
11 7 (5.11%) Arqiva
12 6 (4.38%) Juniper
12 6 (4.38%) Telindus