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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 550 486 500
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +14
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 64 138 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 1.81% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 15
Median daily rate £318 £260 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.11% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £758 £385 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £263 £256
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +2.43%
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
UK

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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -54 40 £350 +35.92%
London +13 10 £400 -27.27%
North West -2 6 £303 -19.33% 1
South West -4 3 - -
East of England +6 2 - -
East Midlands +10 1 £275 -
Yorkshire +4 1 £130 +6.12%
North East - 1 £275 -
Radio Access Network
UK

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 96 (67.13%) Telecoms
2 89 (62.24%) 3G
3 75 (52.45%) 4G
4 57 (39.86%) 2G
5 44 (30.77%) LTE
6 42 (29.37%) Huawei
7 35 (24.48%) Nokia
8 25 (17.48%) Ericsson
9 23 (16.08%) Degree
9 23 (16.08%) Project Management
10 22 (15.38%) UMTS
11 21 (14.69%) MS Excel
12 19 (13.29%) GSM
12 19 (13.29%) Nokia Networks
13 17 (11.89%) NSN NetAct
13 17 (11.89%) ATM
14 15 (10.49%) SLA
14 15 (10.49%) Back Office
15 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 12 (8.39%) Cisco
16 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
17 11 (7.69%) RNC
17 11 (7.69%) Network Architecture
17 11 (7.69%) ITIL
17 11 (7.69%) BT
17 11 (7.69%) Wireless
18 10 (6.99%) Change Management
18 10 (6.99%) Internet
18 10 (6.99%) OSPF

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 (2.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.59%) MS Office
4 6 (4.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.40%) MS Project
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Traffica
2 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 89 (62.24%) 3G
2 75 (52.45%) 4G
3 57 (39.86%) 2G
4 44 (30.77%) LTE
5 22 (15.38%) UMTS
6 19 (13.29%) GSM
7 17 (11.89%) ATM
8 11 (7.69%) RNC
8 11 (7.69%) Wireless
9 10 (6.99%) Internet
9 10 (6.99%) Node B
9 10 (6.99%) OSPF
10 9 (6.29%) Broadband
10 9 (6.29%) MPLS
11 8 (5.59%) SDH
11 8 (5.59%) VPN
12 7 (4.90%) DNS
12 7 (4.90%) VoLTE
12 7 (4.90%) VRRP
13 6 (4.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.40%) GIS
2 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) MS Access
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 96 (67.13%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.49%) Back Office
3 9 (6.29%) Finance
4 7 (4.90%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) Electronics
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) RAN Engineer
2 19 (13.29%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.39%) Delivery Manager
3 12 (8.39%) Telecoms Manager
4 9 (6.29%) Architect
4 9 (6.29%) Network Manager
5 8 (5.59%) Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) Consultant
6 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) 3G Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) 4G Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Databuild Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Network Architect
7 6 (4.20%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.20%) Technical Leader
8 4 (2.80%) RAN Design Engineer
8 4 (2.80%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (2.80%) Telecoms Programme Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) XML
2 1 (0.70%) SOAP
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) PMI
4 4 (2.80%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.10%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.50%) Linux
2 4 (2.80%) Unix
3 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) Project Management
2 11 (7.69%) ITIL
2 11 (7.69%) Network Architecture
3 10 (6.99%) Change Management
3 10 (6.99%) Fault Management
3 10 (6.99%) PRINCE2
3 10 (6.99%) Programme Management
4 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (6.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.59%) Network Design
5 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.90%) Capacity Management
6 7 (4.90%) High Availability
6 7 (4.90%) Line Management
6 7 (4.90%) Performance Management
6 7 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.20%) Project Governance
8 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.59%) C
2 3 (2.10%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (16.08%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.50%) HNC
4 4 (2.80%) CCNP
4 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.40%) CCSA
5 2 (1.40%) CCSE
5 2 (1.40%) CISSP
5 2 (1.40%) PMP
6 1 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) HND
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (11.89%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (3.50%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.40%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.40%) Netcool
4 1 (0.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (29.37%) Huawei
2 35 (24.48%) Nokia
3 25 (17.48%) Ericsson
4 19 (13.29%) Nokia Networks
5 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.39%) Cisco
7 11 (7.69%) BT
8 10 (6.99%) Remedy
9 9 (6.29%) Siemens
9 9 (6.29%) Tellabs
10 8 (5.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (5.59%) Mapinfo
11 7 (4.90%) Citrix
12 6 (4.20%) Cramer
12 6 (4.20%) Juniper
12 6 (4.20%) Nortel
12 6 (4.20%) Virgin Media
13 4 (2.80%) Arqiva
14 3 (2.10%) Telindus
14 3 (2.10%) ZTE