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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 568 533 450
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -83
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 42 85 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.18% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 35
Median daily rate £275 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £240 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £335 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
6818 7207 7706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.23% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4081 4298 4490
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 448 427
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +5 27 £260 -10.34% 2
North West +14 10 £600 +313.79%
South West +12 3 £316 +118.10%
London -19 1 - - 1
Radio Access Network
UK

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 66 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 43 (48.86%) 3G
3 40 (45.45%) 2G
4 34 (38.64%) LTE
4 34 (38.64%) 4G
5 29 (32.95%) Ericsson
6 25 (28.41%) Huawei
7 19 (21.59%) Nokia
8 16 (18.18%) SLA
9 14 (15.91%) Degree
10 13 (14.77%) Nokia Networks
11 12 (13.64%) Service Management
11 12 (13.64%) Cramer
12 11 (12.50%) Finance
12 11 (12.50%) SQL
12 11 (12.50%) GSM
13 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
13 10 (11.36%) MS Office
13 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.36%) Back Office
13 10 (11.36%) Wireless
13 10 (11.36%) Project Management
13 10 (11.36%) Driving Licence
14 9 (10.23%) Nortel
15 8 (9.09%) UMTS
15 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (9.09%) MS Visio
15 8 (9.09%) HND
15 8 (9.09%) Management Information System

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 (1.14%) Apache
1 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
1 10 (11.36%) MS Office
2 8 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.27%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 43 (48.86%) 3G
2 40 (45.45%) 2G
3 34 (38.64%) 4G
3 34 (38.64%) LTE
4 11 (12.50%) GSM
5 10 (11.36%) Wireless
6 8 (9.09%) UMTS
6 8 (9.09%) VoLTE
7 5 (5.68%) ATM
7 5 (5.68%) WCDMA
8 4 (4.55%) DWDM
8 4 (4.55%) UTRAN
9 3 (3.41%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (3.41%) Firewall
9 3 (3.41%) HSPA
9 3 (3.41%) MVNO
9 3 (3.41%) Node B
9 3 (3.41%) RNC
10 2 (2.27%) DNS
10 2 (2.27%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.82%) MS Access
3 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 66 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 10 (11.36%) Back Office
4 5 (5.68%) Electronics
5 4 (4.55%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Local Government
6 1 (1.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) 3G Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (10.23%) Programme Manager
3 7 (7.95%) 4G Engineer
3 7 (7.95%) Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Architect
4 6 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) LTE Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Telecoms Manager
6 4 (4.55%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Problem Manager
6 4 (4.55%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Radio Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) XML
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Driving Licence
2 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Unix
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.64%) Service Management
2 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (11.36%) Project Management
3 7 (7.95%) ITIL
3 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.82%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (6.82%) Performance Management
4 6 (6.82%) Programme Management
5 5 (5.68%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 5 (5.68%) Resource Management
6 4 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 4 (4.55%) Network Design
6 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.41%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.41%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (2.27%) C
3 2 (2.27%) C#
3 2 (2.27%) C++
3 2 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
4 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) HND
3 7 (7.95%) HNC
4 3 (3.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.27%) CBAP
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) CCNP
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Ericsson
2 25 (28.41%) Huawei
3 19 (21.59%) Nokia
4 13 (14.77%) Nokia Networks
5 12 (13.64%) Cramer
6 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.23%) Nortel
8 8 (9.09%) Tellabs
9 7 (7.95%) Citrix
9 7 (7.95%) Mapinfo
10 6 (6.82%) Remedy
11 5 (5.68%) BT
11 5 (5.68%) Samsung
12 4 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (4.55%) Arqiva
12 4 (4.55%) NetCracker
12 4 (4.55%) Siemens
12 4 (4.55%) Telindus
12 4 (4.55%) Virgin Media
12 4 (4.55%) ZTE