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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank - 72 84
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.38% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
180 148 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.56% 12.18% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 75 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 31
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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