The table below looks at the statistics for RANAP 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 RANAP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 578 - 526
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RANAP 2 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7543 6674 6757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 12.99% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4197 3558 3462
Average daily rate £353 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 390 547
Average hourly rate £28.35 £20.00 £22.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.72% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

RANAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RANAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RANAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

RANAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RANAP across the England region.

RANAP Daily Rate Trend in England

RANAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RANAP across the England region.

RANAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

RANAP
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 RANAP within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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 - 2 - -
East of England - - - -
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RANAP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RANAP 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 RANAP.

1 13 (100.00%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (76.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (61.54%) VoLTE
5 8 (61.54%) LTE
6 7 (53.85%) SGSN
6 7 (53.85%) DNS
6 7 (53.85%) Validation
7 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
7 6 (46.15%) 4G
8 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
8 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (38.46%) Project Management
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) Legal
9 3 (23.08%) Ericsson
9 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
10 2 (15.38%) Degree
10 2 (15.38%) GGSN

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RANAP 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 RANAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (61.54%) VoLTE
3 8 (61.54%) LTE
4 7 (53.85%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) SGSN
5 6 (46.15%) 4G
6 2 (15.38%) GGSN
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Design Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (23.08%) Ericsson