The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 107 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.062% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £273 £260
% change year-on-year
+52.38% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Radio Access Network
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
283 197 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.37% 12.14% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 96 68
Median daily rate £388 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -56.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Radio Access Network
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) HSPA
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) HSPA
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA