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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 464 420 260
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -160
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 109 152 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.31% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 2.29% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 43
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £273 £268
% change year-on-year
+13.76% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
7698 6627 8439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.72% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3688 3951
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 370 633
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 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 16 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 -43 69 £320 +18.51% 5
London +23 11 £288 +74.24% 3
South West -24 8 - -
Yorkshire 0 2 £268 +78.33%
East of England -36 2 £263 - 2
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 141 (69.12%) Telecoms
2 105 (51.47%) 3G
3 96 (47.06%) LTE
4 63 (30.88%) Ericsson
5 57 (27.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 56 (27.45%) 2G
7 46 (22.55%) Huawei
7 46 (22.55%) 4G
8 36 (17.65%) Project Management
9 32 (15.69%) Nokia
10 31 (15.20%) Degree
11 29 (14.22%) UMTS
12 27 (13.24%) ATM
13 26 (12.75%) Ethernet
14 24 (11.76%) SDH
14 24 (11.76%) MS Excel
15 23 (11.27%) SQL
15 23 (11.27%) GSM
16 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
16 22 (10.78%) VoLTE
17 21 (10.29%) NEC
17 21 (10.29%) Network Planning
18 20 (9.80%) MS Office
19 18 (8.82%) Mapinfo
20 16 (7.84%) Finance
20 16 (7.84%) Validation
20 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (7.84%) NSN NetAct
21 15 (7.35%) Logistics
22 14 (6.86%) Nortel

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.80%) MS Office
3 10 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.98%) MS Project
5 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.49%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 105 (51.47%) 3G
2 96 (47.06%) LTE
3 56 (27.45%) 2G
4 46 (22.55%) 4G
5 29 (14.22%) UMTS
6 27 (13.24%) ATM
7 26 (12.75%) Ethernet
8 24 (11.76%) SDH
9 23 (11.27%) GSM
10 22 (10.78%) VoLTE
11 13 (6.37%) Wireless
12 12 (5.88%) RNC
12 12 (5.88%) 3GPP
13 10 (4.90%) Broadband
13 10 (4.90%) DWDM
14 8 (3.92%) MPLS
14 8 (3.92%) GPRS
14 8 (3.92%) VoIP
15 7 (3.43%) SNMP
15 7 (3.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.92%) MySQL
1 8 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.98%) MS Access
4 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 141 (69.12%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.84%) Finance
3 8 (3.92%) Billing
4 7 (3.43%) Back Office
5 6 (2.94%) Marketing
6 5 (2.45%) Front Office
7 4 (1.96%) Automotive
8 2 (0.98%) Retail
8 2 (0.98%) German Language
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 32 (15.69%) RAN Engineer
2 22 (10.78%) Test Engineer
3 14 (6.86%) Analyst
3 14 (6.86%) Design Engineer
4 13 (6.37%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.88%) Consultant
6 11 (5.39%) Transmission Engineer
6 11 (5.39%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 10 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.41%) Architect
8 9 (4.41%) Databuild Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Developer
10 7 (3.43%) Coordinator
10 7 (3.43%) Project Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) 3G Engineer
11 6 (2.94%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (2.94%) Designer
12 5 (2.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.45%) XML
2 4 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.47%) PMI
3 3 (1.47%) GIS
4 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.98%) Statistics
5 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.49%) User Experience
5 1 (0.49%) Handset
5 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.37%) UNIX
2 12 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.65%) Project Management
2 21 (10.29%) Network Planning
3 16 (7.84%) Validation
4 15 (7.35%) Logistics
5 13 (6.37%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 9 (4.41%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (4.41%) ITIL
7 9 (4.41%) Performance Management
8 6 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (2.94%) ETL
8 6 (2.94%) Service Management
9 5 (2.45%) Line Management
9 5 (2.45%) Coaching
9 5 (2.45%) Time Management
9 5 (2.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.45%) WFM
9 5 (2.45%) Network Design
10 4 (1.96%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.27%) SQL
2 8 (3.92%) Perl
3 6 (2.94%) C
4 4 (1.96%) C++
4 4 (1.96%) Java
5 3 (1.47%) C#
5 3 (1.47%) VBA
6 2 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Erlang
7 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.94%) CCNA
4 4 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.47%) PMP
5 3 (1.47%) CBAP
5 3 (1.47%) ISEB
6 2 (0.98%) CNA
6 2 (0.98%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.98%) CCNP
7 1 (0.49%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) HNC
7 1 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (7.84%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.49%) Netcool
3 1 (0.49%) OpenView
3 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (30.88%) Ericsson
2 57 (27.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 46 (22.55%) Huawei
4 32 (15.69%) Nokia
5 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
6 21 (10.29%) NEC
7 18 (8.82%) Mapinfo
8 14 (6.86%) Cisco
8 14 (6.86%) Nortel
9 11 (5.39%) Oracle
9 11 (5.39%) Business Objects
10 7 (3.43%) BT
11 5 (2.45%) Ciena
11 5 (2.45%) Juniper
12 4 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.96%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.47%) Talend
13 3 (1.47%) Anite
13 3 (1.47%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.47%) HP
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