The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +1.88%
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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
354 277 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.84% 11.35% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Radio Access Network
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (75.00%) RNC
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) WFM
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) SDH
2 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) GSM
1 3 (75.00%) SDH
1 3 (75.00%) UMTS
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) RNC
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) 2G
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) WFM
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei