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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 511 379 474
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +95
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 85 219 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 3.10% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 49 7
Average daily rate £320 £285 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £363 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £284 £265
% change year-on-year
+11.01% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -68 58 £315 +9.56% 1
South West 0 10 £330 +15.78% 1
London +3 6 £325 -
East of England +2 4 £325 -
West Midlands -16 4 £240 +15.66%
North West -23 1 £130 -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (65.14%) Telecoms
2 99 (56.57%) 3G
3 77 (44.00%) 4G
4 67 (38.29%) 2G
5 54 (30.86%) Huawei
6 52 (29.71%) LTE
7 40 (22.86%) Ericsson
8 36 (20.57%) Nokia
9 29 (16.57%) MS Excel
9 29 (16.57%) Project Management
10 25 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 22 (12.57%) MS Office
12 20 (11.43%) Degree
13 18 (10.29%) SLA
13 18 (10.29%) Microsoft
14 17 (9.71%) UMTS
14 17 (9.71%) ITIL
14 17 (9.71%) Back Office
14 17 (9.71%) RNC
15 16 (9.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (9.14%) Unix
15 16 (9.14%) GSM
16 15 (8.57%) Linux
17 14 (8.00%) MS Visio
17 14 (8.00%) PRINCE2
17 14 (8.00%) Fault Management
17 14 (8.00%) NSN NetAct
17 14 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (7.43%) Management Information System
18 13 (7.43%) SQL

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 29 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.57%) MS Office
3 16 (9.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (8.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.71%) Maya
6 3 (1.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 99 (56.57%) 3G
2 77 (44.00%) 4G
3 67 (38.29%) 2G
4 52 (29.71%) LTE
5 17 (9.71%) RNC
5 17 (9.71%) UMTS
6 16 (9.14%) GSM
7 11 (6.29%) ATM
7 11 (6.29%) MPLS
8 10 (5.71%) Ethernet
9 9 (5.14%) VoLTE
10 8 (4.57%) Node B
10 8 (4.57%) SDH
10 8 (4.57%) Wireless
11 7 (4.00%) VLAN
12 6 (3.43%) 3GPP
12 6 (3.43%) DHCP
12 6 (3.43%) Internet
12 6 (3.43%) IPsec
12 6 (3.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) MySQL
1 9 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.14%) GIS
4 2 (1.14%) MS Access
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 114 (65.14%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.71%) Back Office
3 12 (6.86%) Finance
4 4 (2.29%) German Language
4 4 (2.29%) Law
4 4 (2.29%) Legal
5 3 (1.71%) Billing
6 2 (1.14%) French Language
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (23.43%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 12 (6.86%) Analyst
3 12 (6.86%) Back Office Engineer
3 12 (6.86%) Telecoms Manager
4 11 (6.29%) Support Engineer
5 9 (5.14%) Design Engineer
6 8 (4.57%) Designer
7 7 (4.00%) Architect
7 7 (4.00%) Consultant
7 7 (4.00%) Transmission Engineer
8 6 (3.43%) Databuild Engineer
8 6 (3.43%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.43%) Developer
8 6 (3.43%) Network Manager
8 6 (3.43%) OSS Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) Coordinator
9 5 (2.86%) Telecoms Analyst
9 5 (2.86%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) Transmission Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.71%) XML
2 5 (2.86%) .NET
2 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.86%) Classic ASP
2 5 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.43%) Statistics
4 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.29%) PMI
5 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.57%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.14%) Unix
2 15 (8.57%) Linux
3 7 (4.00%) Windows
4 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.57%) Project Management
2 17 (9.71%) ITIL
3 14 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (8.00%) Fault Management
3 14 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (5.71%) Change Management
4 10 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (5.71%) Network Planning
5 9 (5.14%) Business Analysis
5 9 (5.14%) Performance Management
6 8 (4.57%) Network Design
6 8 (4.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.00%) Change Control
7 7 (4.00%) Fault Analysis
7 7 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 7 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.43%) C#
2 6 (3.43%) C++
2 6 (3.43%) VBA
3 4 (2.29%) Perl
4 3 (1.71%) C
5 2 (1.14%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.57%) Erlang
6 1 (0.57%) Java
6 1 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) Degree
2 9 (5.14%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.00%) HNC
4 5 (2.86%) HND
4 5 (2.86%) PMP
4 5 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.29%) CBAP
5 4 (2.29%) ISEB
6 2 (1.14%) CCNP
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CFA
7 1 (0.57%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) GCP
2 1 (0.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.71%) OPNET
3 1 (0.57%) Netcool
3 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 54 (30.86%) Huawei
2 40 (22.86%) Ericsson
3 36 (20.57%) Nokia
4 25 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 18 (10.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (6.29%) Mapinfo
6 11 (6.29%) Nortel
7 10 (5.71%) Citrix
8 9 (5.14%) Oracle
8 9 (5.14%) Remedy
9 8 (4.57%) BT
10 7 (4.00%) Cramer
11 5 (2.86%) Amdocs
11 5 (2.86%) Greenplum
11 5 (2.86%) Siemens
12 4 (2.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.71%) NEC
13 3 (1.71%) NetCracker
13 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.14%) ComArch
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