The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 151 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.078% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.64% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £150 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £270 £263
% change year-on-year
+50.18% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
538 468 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.74% 12.10% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 234 199
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 2 - -
Cheshire 0 1 - -
Radio Access Network
England

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 5 (71.43%) GSM
1 5 (71.43%) UMTS
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) Huawei
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) Ericsson
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) PMI
3 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) BT
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) MegaStream
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) Siemens

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) GSM
1 5 (71.43%) LTE
1 5 (71.43%) UMTS
2 4 (57.14%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) ATM
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) HSPA
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) MegaStream
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) SDH
4 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Ericsson
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
1 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (28.57%) BT
4 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Siemens
4 1 (14.29%) Tellabs
4 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media