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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 479 416 271
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -145
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 99 147 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.30% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 2.22% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 44
Average daily rate
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£275 £270 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £397 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.76%
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
7493 6619 8224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.55% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 3679 3812
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 381 636
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -50 60 £350 +17.64% 6
London +20 9 £288 +74.24% 2
South West -35 8 - -
Yorkshire +3 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 2 September 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.

1 128 (68.45%) Telecoms
2 95 (50.80%) 3G
3 86 (45.99%) LTE
4 63 (33.69%) Ericsson
5 53 (28.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 51 (27.27%) 2G
7 43 (22.99%) Huawei
8 41 (21.93%) 4G
9 30 (16.04%) Nokia
9 30 (16.04%) Project Management
10 28 (14.97%) UMTS
10 28 (14.97%) Degree
11 27 (14.44%) ATM
12 26 (13.90%) Ethernet
13 25 (13.37%) MS Excel
14 24 (12.83%) SDH
15 22 (11.76%) GSM
15 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 21 (11.23%) SQL
16 21 (11.23%) VoLTE
17 20 (10.70%) NEC
18 19 (10.16%) Network Planning
18 19 (10.16%) MS Office
19 16 (8.56%) Finance
20 15 (8.02%) Mapinfo
21 14 (7.49%) Cisco
21 14 (7.49%) Logistics
22 13 (6.95%) Validation
22 13 (6.95%) SLA
22 13 (6.95%) Nortel

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (1.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.16%) MS Office
3 10 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.07%) Maya
5 2 (1.07%) MS Project
5 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 95 (50.80%) 3G
2 86 (45.99%) LTE
3 51 (27.27%) 2G
4 41 (21.93%) 4G
5 28 (14.97%) UMTS
6 27 (14.44%) ATM
7 26 (13.90%) Ethernet
8 24 (12.83%) SDH
9 22 (11.76%) GSM
10 21 (11.23%) VoLTE
11 12 (6.42%) RNC
11 12 (6.42%) Wireless
11 12 (6.42%) 3GPP
12 10 (5.35%) DWDM
13 9 (4.81%) MPLS
13 9 (4.81%) VoIP
13 9 (4.81%) Broadband
14 8 (4.28%) GPRS
14 8 (4.28%) DNS
14 8 (4.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.28%) MySQL
1 8 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (4.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.14%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.07%) MS Access
4 2 (1.07%) 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 3 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 128 (68.45%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.56%) Finance
3 6 (3.21%) Billing
3 6 (3.21%) Marketing
3 6 (3.21%) Back Office
4 5 (2.67%) Front Office
5 3 (1.60%) Automotive
6 2 (1.07%) Retail
6 2 (1.07%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (16.58%) RAN Engineer
2 21 (11.23%) Test Engineer
3 14 (7.49%) Design Engineer
4 12 (6.42%) Analyst
5 11 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
5 11 (5.88%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 8 (4.28%) Databuild Engineer
6 8 (4.28%) Developer
6 8 (4.28%) Architect
6 8 (4.28%) Consultant
7 7 (3.74%) Coordinator
7 7 (3.74%) Project Engineer
8 6 (3.21%) 3G Engineer
8 6 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (2.67%) Field Engineer
9 5 (2.67%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.67%) Senior Architect
9 5 (2.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.67%) XML
2 4 (2.14%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.60%) PMI
3 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.07%) Statistics
4 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.53%) Handset
4 1 (0.53%) Replication
4 1 (0.53%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.42%) UNIX
2 11 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.04%) Project Management
2 19 (10.16%) Network Planning
3 14 (7.49%) Logistics
4 13 (6.95%) Validation
5 12 (6.42%) Supplier Management
5 12 (6.42%) Configuration Management
6 9 (4.81%) ITIL
6 9 (4.81%) Performance Management
7 8 (4.28%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (3.21%) ETL
8 6 (3.21%) Service Management
8 6 (3.21%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (3.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.67%) Line Management
9 5 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.67%) WFM
9 5 (2.67%) Network Design
9 5 (2.67%) Time Management
10 4 (2.14%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.23%) SQL
2 7 (3.74%) Perl
3 6 (3.21%) C
4 4 (2.14%) C++
4 4 (2.14%) Java
5 3 (1.60%) C#
5 3 (1.60%) VBA
6 1 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Erlang
6 1 (0.53%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.97%) Degree
2 6 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.21%) CCNA
3 3 (1.60%) ISEB
3 3 (1.60%) CBAP
3 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.07%) CCNP
4 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.07%) PMP
4 2 (1.07%) CNA
4 2 (1.07%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.53%) Netcool
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (33.69%) Ericsson
2 53 (28.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 43 (22.99%) Huawei
4 30 (16.04%) Nokia
5 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 20 (10.70%) NEC
7 15 (8.02%) Mapinfo
8 14 (7.49%) Cisco
9 13 (6.95%) Nortel
10 11 (5.88%) Business Objects
11 10 (5.35%) Oracle
12 6 (3.21%) Juniper
12 6 (3.21%) BT
13 5 (2.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 5 (2.67%) Ciena
14 4 (2.14%) Greenplum
15 3 (1.60%) Talend
15 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
16 2 (1.07%) Remedy
16 2 (1.07%) HP
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