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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 91 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 2.08% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £57.50
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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
237 144 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.37% 10.34% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 54 57
Average daily rate £338 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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

Radio Access Network
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) RNC
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Ericsson
2 5 (62.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) ATM
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) SDH
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) WFM
4 3 (37.50%) LTE
4 3 (37.50%) 2G
4 3 (37.50%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) 4G
4 3 (37.50%) VoLTE
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Huawei

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) RNC
2 4 (50.00%) ATM
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) SDH
2 4 (50.00%) UMTS
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
3 3 (37.50%) 2G
3 3 (37.50%) 3G
3 3 (37.50%) 4G
3 3 (37.50%) VoLTE
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Line Management
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Ericsson
1 5 (62.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei