The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 403 396 411
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +30.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £238 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £338 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3040 2909 2831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.91% 12.33% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 1809 1790
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 89 101
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in London

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in London

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in London

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the London region.

Radio Access Network Hourly Rate Trend in London

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (83.33%) Ericsson
2 9 (75.00%) SLA
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (33.33%) Line Management
5 4 (33.33%) WFM
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) RNC
5 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) ATM
5 4 (33.33%) GSM
5 4 (33.33%) SDH
5 4 (33.33%) UMTS
6 2 (16.67%) 2G
6 2 (16.67%) 3G
6 2 (16.67%) LTE
7 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
7 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Telnet
7 1 (8.33%) Back Office
7 1 (8.33%) IPsec
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Huawei
7 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) RNC
2 4 (33.33%) ATM
2 4 (33.33%) GSM
2 4 (33.33%) SDH
2 4 (33.33%) UMTS
2 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
3 2 (16.67%) LTE
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) Telnet
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) WFM
1 4 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Ericsson
2 5 (41.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) Greenplum
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Nortel