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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK / England
Rank 524 521 416
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -105
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 41 85 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 1.27% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 44
Median daily rate £600 £300 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £145 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £330 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £291
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
6281 6692 6906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.16% 14.38% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 3952 3963
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 348 394
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -1 29 £245 -12.50%
North West +29 7 £600 +313.79%
London +12 3 £650 +100.00%
South West +13 1 £270 +86.20%
Radio Access Network
UK

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 50 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 44 (55.00%) 3G
3 39 (48.75%) 2G
3 39 (48.75%) 4G
4 36 (45.00%) LTE
5 25 (31.25%) Ericsson
6 20 (25.00%) Huawei
7 17 (21.25%) VoLTE
8 15 (18.75%) Nokia
9 12 (15.00%) SLA
9 12 (15.00%) GSM
9 12 (15.00%) Project Management
10 11 (13.75%) Finance
11 10 (12.50%) Service Management
11 10 (12.50%) UMTS
11 10 (12.50%) Driving Licence
12 9 (11.25%) Degree
12 9 (11.25%) Nokia Networks
12 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (10.00%) Firewall
13 8 (10.00%) MS Office
13 8 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (10.00%) Security Testing
13 8 (10.00%) MVNO
13 8 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
14 7 (8.75%) HND
14 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (7.50%) Programme Management
15 6 (7.50%) Wireless
15 6 (7.50%) Cramer

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 1 (1.25%) Apache
1 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.50%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 44 (55.00%) 3G
2 39 (48.75%) 2G
2 39 (48.75%) 4G
3 36 (45.00%) LTE
4 17 (21.25%) VoLTE
5 12 (15.00%) GSM
6 10 (12.50%) UMTS
7 8 (10.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 8 (10.00%) Firewall
7 8 (10.00%) MVNO
8 6 (7.50%) Wireless
9 5 (6.25%) UTRAN
10 4 (5.00%) ATM
10 4 (5.00%) DWDM
11 2 (2.50%) DHCP
11 2 (2.50%) HSPA
11 2 (2.50%) RNC
11 2 (2.50%) SNMP
11 2 (2.50%) Telnet
11 2 (2.50%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.50%) MS Access
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 50 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) German Language
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) 4G Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Architect
3 9 (11.25%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Optimisation Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Programme Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Mobile Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 6 (7.50%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Radio Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) LTE Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Unix
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Project Management
2 10 (12.50%) Service Management
3 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.00%) ITIL
8 4 (5.00%) Network Design
8 4 (5.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.75%) eTOM
9 3 (3.75%) Migration
9 3 (3.75%) Presales
9 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Perl
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) C++
3 2 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) PHP
4 1 (1.25%) Ruby
4 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) HND
3 3 (3.75%) HNC
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) CBAP
4 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 8 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Ericsson
2 20 (25.00%) Huawei
3 15 (18.75%) Nokia
4 9 (11.25%) Nokia Networks
5 6 (7.50%) Cramer
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.25%) Mapinfo
6 5 (6.25%) Samsung
7 4 (5.00%) Nortel
8 3 (3.75%) Greenplum
8 3 (3.75%) HP
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle
8 3 (3.75%) Tellabs
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco
9 2 (2.50%) Citrix
9 2 (2.50%) Remedy
10 1 (1.25%) BT
10 1 (1.25%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.25%) Juniper
10 1 (1.25%) NEC