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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank - 74 76
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.97% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £258 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £286 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.29% +6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 161 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.44% 13.80% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 57
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.53 £27.50 £32.50
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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