The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 20 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 3 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.65% 14.65% 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 39.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Average daily rate - £260 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £283 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Radio Access Network
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.48% 36.87% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 10
Average daily rate £350 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 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 9 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 9 (69.23%) 3G
3 8 (61.54%) 2G
4 7 (53.85%) Huawei
4 7 (53.85%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
6 5 (38.46%) Nokia
6 5 (38.46%) SLA
6 5 (38.46%) Mapinfo
6 5 (38.46%) Back Office
6 5 (38.46%) RNC
6 5 (38.46%) LTE
7 4 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (30.77%) Network Planning
7 4 (30.77%) Unix
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (23.08%) ATM
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) BT
8 3 (23.08%) MPLS
8 3 (23.08%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Cerion
9 2 (15.38%) Line Management
9 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) 3G
2 8 (61.54%) 2G
3 5 (38.46%) LTE
3 5 (38.46%) RNC
4 3 (23.08%) ATM
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) 4G
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) GPRS
5 2 (15.38%) GSM
5 2 (15.38%) SDH
6 1 (7.69%) CDMA
6 1 (7.69%) UMTS
6 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Databuild Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Design Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) OSS Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) BSS Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) OSS Architect
5 1 (7.69%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) RNC Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Ontologies
2 1 (7.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Network Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) MapBasic
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (15.38%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Huawei
2 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
3 5 (38.46%) Mapinfo
3 5 (38.46%) Nokia
4 4 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (23.08%) BT
6 2 (15.38%) Cerion
6 2 (15.38%) Greenplum
6 2 (15.38%) NEC
6 2 (15.38%) NetCracker
6 2 (15.38%) Nortel
6 2 (15.38%) Talend
7 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Siemens
7 1 (7.69%) ZTE