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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 576 544 491
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -53
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 46 98 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.34% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 17
Median daily rate £280 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £248 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £122.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1013.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £122.50 -
Radio Access Network
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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
7644 7318 7790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4257 4377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 502 444
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -29 33 £408 +35.83% 1
North West +15 5 - -
South West +10 3 £316 -25.14%
London -9 2 - -
Yorkshire +5 1 £114 -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 83 (76.85%) Telecoms
2 47 (43.52%) 3G
2 47 (43.52%) 4G
3 43 (39.81%) 2G
4 33 (30.56%) Huawei
5 32 (29.63%) LTE
6 30 (27.78%) Ericsson
7 26 (24.07%) Nokia
8 20 (18.52%) Degree
8 20 (18.52%) SLA
9 16 (14.81%) UMTS
9 16 (14.81%) GSM
9 16 (14.81%) Project Management
9 16 (14.81%) Wireless
9 16 (14.81%) Back Office
9 16 (14.81%) Nokia Networks
10 14 (12.96%) Cramer
10 14 (12.96%) MS Excel
11 13 (12.04%) ATM
11 13 (12.04%) Finance
11 13 (12.04%) Service Management
11 13 (12.04%) Tellabs
12 12 (11.11%) Driving Licence
12 12 (11.11%) Programme Management
12 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 10 (9.26%) BT
13 10 (9.26%) Remedy
13 10 (9.26%) Mapinfo
13 10 (9.26%) MS Office
13 10 (9.26%) Node B

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 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
2 10 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.85%) Maya
4 2 (1.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 47 (43.52%) 3G
1 47 (43.52%) 4G
2 43 (39.81%) 2G
3 32 (29.63%) LTE
4 16 (14.81%) GSM
4 16 (14.81%) UMTS
4 16 (14.81%) Wireless
5 13 (12.04%) ATM
6 10 (9.26%) Node B
6 10 (9.26%) RNC
7 8 (7.41%) VoLTE
8 5 (4.63%) BGP
8 5 (4.63%) UTRAN
9 4 (3.70%) DWDM
9 4 (3.70%) IPv4
9 4 (3.70%) MPLS
10 3 (2.78%) Broadband
10 3 (2.78%) OSPF
10 3 (2.78%) SDH
10 3 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (5.56%) MS Access
2 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 83 (76.85%) Telecoms
2 16 (14.81%) Back Office
3 13 (12.04%) Finance
4 5 (4.63%) Electronics
5 4 (3.70%) Front Office
6 2 (1.85%) Billing
6 2 (1.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (10.19%) Programme Manager
3 10 (9.26%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.48%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) 3G Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) 4G Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Network Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Telecoms Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Problem Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Process Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Radio Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Telecoms Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Databuild Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) LTE Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 9 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) PMI
5 2 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) Project Management
2 13 (12.04%) Service Management
3 12 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.48%) ITIL
6 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.63%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (4.63%) Fault Management
9 4 (3.70%) Network Design
9 4 (3.70%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.78%) Fault Analysis
10 3 (2.78%) High Availability
10 3 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (2.78%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) C
3 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) HNC
3 6 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.63%) HND
5 3 (2.78%) PMP
6 2 (1.85%) CBAP
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) CCSA
6 2 (1.85%) CCSE
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.85%) CISSP
6 2 (1.85%) ISEB
6 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Amdocs OSS
2 6 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Huawei
2 30 (27.78%) Ericsson
3 26 (24.07%) Nokia
4 16 (14.81%) Nokia Networks
5 14 (12.96%) Cramer
6 13 (12.04%) Tellabs
7 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.26%) BT
8 10 (9.26%) Mapinfo
8 10 (9.26%) Remedy
9 8 (7.41%) Citrix
9 8 (7.41%) Nortel
9 8 (7.41%) Siemens
9 8 (7.41%) Virgin Media
10 7 (6.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (6.48%) Cisco
11 5 (4.63%) Arqiva
11 5 (4.63%) NetCracker
11 5 (4.63%) Telindus
11 5 (4.63%) ZTE