The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 474 262 280
Rank change year-on-year
-212 +18
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 116 268 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.62% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 4.10% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 50
Average daily rate £260 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £268 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £326 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £57.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.13% +116.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +116.98%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Radio Access Network
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -104 82 £175 -41.66% 2
London -19 9 - -
South West -24 4 - -
East of England -26 1 £338 - 2
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 150 (71.77%) Telecoms
2 130 (62.20%) 3G
3 89 (42.58%) LTE
4 80 (38.28%) 2G
5 61 (29.19%) Ericsson
6 52 (24.88%) Ethernet
6 52 (24.88%) Huawei
7 47 (22.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 42 (20.10%) 4G
9 39 (18.66%) ATM
10 35 (16.75%) MPLS
11 32 (15.31%) SDH
12 30 (14.35%) RNC
13 28 (13.40%) Network Design
14 27 (12.92%) Finance
15 25 (11.96%) Network Planning
16 24 (11.48%) BGP
16 24 (11.48%) VRRP
16 24 (11.48%) MS Excel
17 23 (11.00%) UMTS
17 23 (11.00%) VPN
17 23 (11.00%) Nokia
17 23 (11.00%) Nortel
18 22 (10.53%) Capacity Management
19 21 (10.05%) OSPF
20 20 (9.57%) NEC
20 20 (9.57%) GSM
20 20 (9.57%) SQL
21 19 (9.09%) Cisco
21 19 (9.09%) Project Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.70%) MS Office
3 6 (2.87%) Maya
4 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.48%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 130 (62.20%) 3G
2 89 (42.58%) LTE
3 80 (38.28%) 2G
4 52 (24.88%) Ethernet
5 42 (20.10%) 4G
6 39 (18.66%) ATM
7 35 (16.75%) MPLS
8 32 (15.31%) SDH
9 30 (14.35%) RNC
10 24 (11.48%) BGP
10 24 (11.48%) VRRP
11 23 (11.00%) UMTS
11 23 (11.00%) VPN
12 21 (10.05%) OSPF
13 20 (9.57%) GSM
14 19 (9.09%) RSVP
14 19 (9.09%) HSRP
15 16 (7.66%) DWDM
16 13 (6.22%) GPRS
17 9 (4.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.70%) MS Access
2 11 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.35%) MySQL
4 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 150 (71.77%) Telecoms
2 27 (12.92%) Finance
3 9 (4.31%) Legal
4 7 (3.35%) Front Office
5 5 (2.39%) Law
6 3 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (22.97%) RAN Engineer
2 30 (14.35%) Design Engineer
3 28 (13.40%) Test Engineer
4 18 (8.61%) Databuild Engineer
5 15 (7.18%) Analyst
6 14 (6.70%) Network Engineer
6 14 (6.70%) Network Design Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) Transmission Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) Architect
8 12 (5.74%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.78%) Transmission Design Engineer
10 9 (4.31%) Senior Architect
11 8 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.83%) Network Planner
12 7 (3.35%) Designer
12 7 (3.35%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.35%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.87%) Field Engineer
13 6 (2.87%) IP Engineer
13 6 (2.87%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.35%) XML
2 5 (2.39%) .NET
2 5 (2.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.48%) PKI
3 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.78%) UNIX
2 2 (0.96%) Solaris
2 2 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Android
3 1 (0.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.40%) Network Design
2 25 (11.96%) Network Planning
3 22 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 19 (9.09%) Project Management
4 19 (9.09%) Validation
5 18 (8.61%) Logistics
6 14 (6.70%) Supplier Management
7 11 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.35%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (3.35%) Migration
9 7 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (3.35%) ETL
10 5 (2.39%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.39%) WFM
10 5 (2.39%) Web Development
10 5 (2.39%) ITIL
11 4 (1.91%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (1.91%) Risk Management
11 4 (1.91%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.57%) SQL
2 12 (5.74%) VB
2 12 (5.74%) Perl
3 6 (2.87%) C++
3 6 (2.87%) Java
4 5 (2.39%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) Python
5 1 (0.48%) C
5 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.48%) VBA
5 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (3.35%) Degree
1 7 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.39%) ISEB
3 4 (1.91%) CCNP
3 4 (1.91%) CCNA
4 3 (1.44%) JNCIS
4 3 (1.44%) CBAP
4 3 (1.44%) HND
5 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.96%) CCIP
6 1 (0.48%) CCSE
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.48%) CCSA
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) CISA
6 1 (0.48%) CISM
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (8.61%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (29.19%) Ericsson
2 52 (24.88%) Huawei
3 47 (22.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 23 (11.00%) Nokia
4 23 (11.00%) Nortel
5 20 (9.57%) NEC
6 19 (9.09%) Cisco
7 12 (5.74%) Oracle
7 12 (5.74%) BT
8 10 (4.78%) Mapinfo
8 10 (4.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.83%) Business Objects
9 8 (3.83%) Greenplum
10 7 (3.35%) OPNET
10 7 (3.35%) Juniper
11 5 (2.39%) Talend
12 4 (1.91%) Siemens
12 4 (1.91%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 2 (0.96%) Cerion
13 2 (0.96%) F5
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