The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 175 197 136
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -61
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 91 54 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.59% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 3.13% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 7
Average daily rate
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£270 £290 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1755 1725 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.38% 18.75% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 758 687
Average daily rate £355 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 95 132
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the South East region.

Radio Access Network Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +40 75 £270 -1.36% 1
Surrey -3 10 £268 -13.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 4 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
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England

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 153 (70.51%) Telecoms
2 111 (51.15%) 3G
3 98 (45.16%) 4G
4 83 (38.25%) LTE
5 62 (28.57%) 2G
6 42 (19.35%) Ericsson
7 32 (14.75%) UNIX
8 30 (13.82%) SDH
9 29 (13.36%) Project Management
10 28 (12.90%) Nokia
11 26 (11.98%) SQL
12 25 (11.52%) GSM
12 25 (11.52%) ATM
12 25 (11.52%) Degree
13 24 (11.06%) Network Planning
13 24 (11.06%) VoLTE
14 23 (10.60%) UMTS
14 23 (10.60%) Perl
15 22 (10.14%) Linux
15 22 (10.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 19 (8.76%) 3GPP
16 19 (8.76%) MS Excel
17 18 (8.29%) SLA
17 18 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
18 17 (7.83%) Huawei
18 17 (7.83%) RNC
18 17 (7.83%) Ethernet
19 16 (7.37%) HND
19 16 (7.37%) Wi-Fi
19 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 19 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (5.53%) MS Office
4 7 (3.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.92%) Maya
5 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 111 (51.15%) 3G
2 98 (45.16%) 4G
3 83 (38.25%) LTE
4 62 (28.57%) 2G
5 30 (13.82%) SDH
6 25 (11.52%) ATM
6 25 (11.52%) GSM
7 24 (11.06%) VoLTE
8 23 (10.60%) UMTS
9 19 (8.76%) 3GPP
10 17 (7.83%) Ethernet
10 17 (7.83%) RNC
11 16 (7.37%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (6.45%) MPLS
12 14 (6.45%) GPRS
13 13 (5.99%) Wireless
13 13 (5.99%) IPsec
13 13 (5.99%) HSPA
14 12 (5.53%) WiMAX
14 12 (5.53%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.91%) MS Access
2 8 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 153 (70.51%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.91%) Back Office
3 13 (5.99%) Electronics
4 10 (4.61%) Finance
5 5 (2.30%) Retail
5 5 (2.30%) Marketing
6 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 3 (1.38%) Billing
7 2 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (16.13%) RAN Engineer
2 15 (6.91%) Project Manager
2 15 (6.91%) Analyst
2 15 (6.91%) Design Engineer
3 11 (5.07%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (4.15%) Business Analyst
5 8 (3.69%) Test Engineer
5 8 (3.69%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (3.69%) OSS Engineer
5 8 (3.69%) Designer
6 7 (3.23%) Project Engineer
6 7 (3.23%) Architect
6 7 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 6 (2.76%) Implementation Manager
7 6 (2.76%) Security Engineer
7 6 (2.76%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (2.76%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 5 (2.30%) IP Engineer
8 5 (2.30%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 5 (2.30%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.61%) XML
2 4 (1.84%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.84%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.45%) PKI
3 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.76%) PMI
5 4 (1.84%) Ontologies
5 4 (1.84%) Handset
5 4 (1.84%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.92%) Statistics
8 1 (0.46%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.75%) UNIX
2 22 (10.14%) Linux
3 12 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.36%) Project Management
2 24 (11.06%) Network Planning
3 15 (6.91%) PRINCE2
4 13 (5.99%) Validation
4 13 (5.99%) Line Management
5 10 (4.61%) Business Analysis
6 9 (4.15%) ITIL
6 9 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.23%) Network Design
8 6 (2.76%) Change Control
8 6 (2.76%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (2.30%) Performance Management
9 5 (2.30%) Business Development
9 5 (2.30%) WFM
9 5 (2.30%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (1.84%) Test Planning
10 4 (1.84%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.98%) SQL
2 23 (10.60%) Perl
3 13 (5.99%) C
4 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.84%) Python
4 4 (1.84%) Korn
4 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (11.52%) Degree
2 16 (7.37%) HND
3 11 (5.07%) HNC
4 9 (4.15%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.23%) CCNP
6 5 (2.30%) CCNA
6 5 (2.30%) ISEB
7 4 (1.84%) PMP
7 4 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.38%) CBAP
9 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.92%) CCSA
9 2 (0.92%) CCSE
9 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.92%) CISSP
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (3.69%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (1.84%) OPNET
3 3 (1.38%) HP NNM
3 3 (1.38%) OpenView
4 2 (0.92%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.46%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (19.35%) Ericsson
2 28 (12.90%) Nokia
3 22 (10.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 17 (7.83%) Huawei
5 14 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.07%) Oracle
7 10 (4.61%) Cramer
8 9 (4.15%) Mapinfo
9 8 (3.69%) Greenplum
10 7 (3.23%) Amdocs
10 7 (3.23%) Cisco
11 6 (2.76%) Actix
12 5 (2.30%) Remedy
13 4 (1.84%) Talend
13 4 (1.84%) Cerion
14 3 (1.38%) SevOne
14 3 (1.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (1.38%) HP
14 3 (1.38%) Nortel
15 2 (0.92%) Citrix
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