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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 376 469 291
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -178
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 214 113 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.22% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 1.71% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 10 35
Average daily rate
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£263 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £346 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £117.50 £12.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+879.16% -79.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £57.50
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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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +35 130 £283 +61.42% 1
North West -8 19 £260 +1.96% 1
South West +13 13 £285 -
Yorkshire - 13 £123 -
West Midlands -5 12 £260 -
London +5 9 - - 2
East Midlands - 6 - -
East of England +25 4 £325 -3.70% 4
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 288 (71.64%) Telecoms
2 196 (48.76%) 3G
3 162 (40.30%) Ericsson
4 148 (36.82%) 2G
4 148 (36.82%) LTE
5 142 (35.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 127 (31.59%) 4G
7 112 (27.86%) GSM
8 102 (25.37%) UMTS
9 93 (23.13%) RNC
10 90 (22.39%) SLA
11 86 (21.39%) SDH
11 86 (21.39%) ATM
12 76 (18.91%) Ethernet
13 66 (16.42%) Line Management
14 62 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (15.42%) Nokia
15 61 (15.17%) WFM
16 56 (13.93%) Huawei
17 53 (13.18%) Network Planning
17 53 (13.18%) SQL
18 43 (10.70%) Perl
19 40 (9.95%) GPRS
20 38 (9.45%) MS Excel
20 38 (9.45%) Project Management
21 36 (8.96%) NSN NetAct
22 33 (8.21%) Wireless
23 31 (7.71%) HSPA
24 30 (7.46%) Performance Management
24 30 (7.46%) C

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.97%) MS Office
3 15 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.74%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 196 (48.76%) 3G
2 148 (36.82%) 2G
2 148 (36.82%) LTE
3 127 (31.59%) 4G
4 112 (27.86%) GSM
5 102 (25.37%) UMTS
6 93 (23.13%) RNC
7 86 (21.39%) SDH
7 86 (21.39%) ATM
8 76 (18.91%) Ethernet
9 40 (9.95%) GPRS
10 33 (8.21%) Wireless
11 31 (7.71%) HSPA
12 26 (6.47%) VoLTE
13 22 (5.47%) 3GPP
14 20 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (3.98%) WiMAX
16 15 (3.73%) DSL
16 15 (3.73%) CDMA2000
16 15 (3.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (4.23%) MS Access
2 17 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.49%) MySQL
4 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 288 (71.64%) Telecoms
2 28 (6.97%) Finance
3 13 (3.23%) Electronics
4 7 (1.74%) Back Office
5 6 (1.49%) Marketing
6 4 (1.00%) German Language
6 4 (1.00%) Legal
6 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.75%) Retail
7 3 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (17.91%) Field Engineer
2 63 (15.67%) RAN Engineer
3 27 (6.72%) Project Manager
4 21 (5.22%) Design Engineer
5 17 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
6 16 (3.98%) Analyst
7 14 (3.48%) Performance Engineer
8 13 (3.23%) Support Engineer
9 12 (2.99%) RAN Performance Engineer
9 12 (2.99%) Designer
9 12 (2.99%) Project Engineer
9 12 (2.99%) Network Planner
9 12 (2.99%) Developer
10 11 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (2.74%) Configuration Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) RAN Configuration Engineer
11 10 (2.49%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 10 (2.49%) Architect
12 8 (1.99%) Network Manager
12 8 (1.99%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.74%) XML
2 4 (1.00%) .NET
3 2 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.23%) PMI
3 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.49%) PKI
4 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.75%) Statistics
5 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.50%) GIS
6 2 (0.50%) Handset
7 1 (0.25%) Informatics
7 1 (0.25%) Economics
7 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.97%) Linux
2 23 (5.72%) UNIX
3 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.42%) Line Management
2 62 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (15.17%) WFM
4 53 (13.18%) Network Planning
5 38 (9.45%) Project Management
6 30 (7.46%) Performance Management
7 27 (6.72%) Configuration Management
8 22 (5.47%) PRINCE2
8 22 (5.47%) Service Delivery
9 21 (5.22%) ITIL
10 14 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (3.48%) Service Management
11 13 (3.23%) Validation
11 13 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (3.23%) Network Design
12 12 (2.99%) Resource Management
13 11 (2.74%) Change Management
13 11 (2.74%) eTOM
13 11 (2.74%) Analytics
14 10 (2.49%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.18%) SQL
2 43 (10.70%) Perl
3 30 (7.46%) C
4 11 (2.74%) Python
5 7 (1.74%) C#
5 7 (1.74%) C++
6 2 (0.50%) VBA
6 2 (0.50%) Java
7 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (6.72%) Degree
2 21 (5.22%) HND
3 16 (3.98%) HNC
4 15 (3.73%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.74%) ISEB
5 7 (1.74%) CCNP
5 7 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.24%) CCNA
6 5 (1.24%) CBAP
7 3 (0.75%) PMP
7 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.50%) CCSE
8 2 (0.50%) CCSA
8 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (22.39%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 36 (8.96%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (1.49%) Netcool
3 2 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 162 (40.30%) Ericsson
2 142 (35.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 62 (15.42%) Nokia
4 56 (13.93%) Huawei
5 28 (6.97%) Oracle
5 28 (6.97%) Nortel
6 24 (5.97%) Cramer
7 21 (5.22%) Business Objects
8 20 (4.98%) Microsoft
9 19 (4.73%) Amdocs
10 15 (3.73%) Greenplum
11 11 (2.74%) Mapinfo
12 7 (1.74%) Actix
13 6 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.49%) Cisco
14 5 (1.24%) Remedy
15 3 (0.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 2 (0.50%) F5
16 2 (0.50%) Blue Coat
16 2 (0.50%) CheckPoint
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