The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 389 407 419
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2871 2815 3615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.18% 11.61% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1788 1779 2087
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 101 170
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Radio Access Network
England

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 28 July 2014.

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
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 28 July 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 +11 2 - -
Brentford - - - -
Radio Access Network
England

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
2 9 (47.37%) Ericsson
2 9 (47.37%) UMTS
3 8 (42.11%) GSM
3 8 (42.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (36.84%) ATM
4 7 (36.84%) SDH
4 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
4 7 (36.84%) RNC
5 6 (31.58%) 3G
5 6 (31.58%) LTE
6 5 (26.32%) 4G
6 5 (26.32%) Wireless
7 4 (21.05%) Huawei
7 4 (21.05%) WFM
8 3 (15.79%) Automotive
8 3 (15.79%) SLA
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 2 (10.53%) Broadband
9 2 (10.53%) 3GPP
9 2 (10.53%) 2G
9 2 (10.53%) SGSN
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) VoLTE
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 1 (5.26%) MGW
10 1 (5.26%) NAS
10 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) UMTS
2 8 (42.11%) GSM
3 7 (36.84%) SDH
3 7 (36.84%) ATM
3 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
3 7 (36.84%) RNC
4 6 (31.58%) LTE
4 6 (31.58%) 3G
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) 4G
6 2 (10.53%) VoLTE
6 2 (10.53%) SGSN
6 2 (10.53%) 2G
6 2 (10.53%) Broadband
6 2 (10.53%) 3GPP
7 1 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) CDMA
7 1 (5.26%) GPRS
7 1 (5.26%) UTRAN
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
General
1 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Field Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Director
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) WFM
2 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Validation
2 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
2 1 (5.26%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Ericsson
2 8 (42.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (21.05%) Huawei
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) ZTE
5 1 (5.26%) Motorola
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) SGI
5 1 (5.26%) Anite