The first table below looks at the demand for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Guildford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 7 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 30 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.70% 6.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.63% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £265 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +116.98%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.03% 23.90% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 5
Average daily rate £295 £323 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -32.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Radio Access Network
Surrey

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Guildford region.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 26 (68.42%) 3G
2 24 (63.16%) Ericsson
2 24 (63.16%) Telecoms
3 20 (52.63%) 2G
4 18 (47.37%) LTE
5 16 (42.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 14 (36.84%) Huawei
7 13 (34.21%) NEC
8 11 (28.95%) Nortel
9 10 (26.32%) NSN NetAct
9 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 9 (23.68%) Nokia
10 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
10 9 (23.68%) Logistics
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) Mapinfo
11 8 (21.05%) Perl
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle
11 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
12 7 (18.42%) Greenplum
12 7 (18.42%) 4G
12 7 (18.42%) UNIX
12 7 (18.42%) SNMP
13 6 (15.79%) TELNET
13 6 (15.79%) XML
13 6 (15.79%) Network Planning
13 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (15.79%) MySQL
13 6 (15.79%) ETL
14 5 (13.16%) ATM

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) 3G
2 20 (52.63%) 2G
3 18 (47.37%) LTE
4 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
5 7 (18.42%) 4G
5 7 (18.42%) SNMP
6 6 (15.79%) TELNET
7 5 (13.16%) ATM
7 5 (13.16%) SDH
7 5 (13.16%) DWDM
8 3 (7.89%) MPLS
9 2 (5.26%) HSRP
9 2 (5.26%) VPN
9 2 (5.26%) OSPF
9 2 (5.26%) BGP
9 2 (5.26%) RSVP
9 2 (5.26%) VRRP
10 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.63%) Firewall
10 1 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) MS Access
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) RAN Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Databuild Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Transmission Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Transmission Design Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) XML
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Logistics
2 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
3 6 (15.79%) Network Planning
3 6 (15.79%) ETL
4 5 (13.16%) Web Development
5 4 (10.53%) Network Design
6 3 (7.89%) Validation
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.26%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) C++
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CCSE
1 1 (2.63%) CCSA
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.63%) CCNP
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Ericsson
2 16 (42.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (36.84%) Huawei
4 13 (34.21%) NEC
5 11 (28.95%) Nortel
6 9 (23.68%) Nokia
7 8 (21.05%) Mapinfo
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle
8 7 (18.42%) Greenplum
9 5 (13.16%) Talend
10 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.63%) BT
10 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.63%) Cisco
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.63%) F5