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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 405 416 402
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.012% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.098% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£289 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £285 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
3188 3063 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 12.28% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2019 2121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £567 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +21 2 £325 - 1
Brentford - - - -
Radio Access Network
England

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) 3G
1 11 (55.00%) LTE
2 8 (40.00%) Huawei
2 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) UMTS
2 8 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (30.00%) 4G
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Network Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) SNMP
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (20.00%) Broadband
6 3 (15.00%) SDH
6 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (15.00%) Automotive
6 3 (15.00%) Network Planning
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) HSPA
7 2 (10.00%) Network Management
7 2 (10.00%) RNC
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) 3G
1 11 (55.00%) LTE
2 8 (40.00%) UMTS
3 6 (30.00%) 4G
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) SNMP
5 4 (20.00%) Broadband
6 3 (15.00%) SDH
7 2 (10.00%) HSPA
7 2 (10.00%) RNC
7 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.00%) 802.11
7 2 (10.00%) ATM
7 2 (10.00%) GSM
8 1 (5.00%) LAN
8 1 (5.00%) GPRS
8 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
8 1 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (5.00%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) OSS Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Project Director
4 1 (5.00%) Principal Architect
4 1 (5.00%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) eTOM
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Huawei
1 8 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.00%) Motorola
5 1 (5.00%) Anite
5 1 (5.00%) ZTE