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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 177 147 47
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -100
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 65 95 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 1.09% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 5.95% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 35
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £332 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1826 1597 2019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.61% 18.28% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 736 601
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 102 180
Average hourly rate £18.13 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
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 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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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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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 -41 37 £290 +13.72% 4
Surrey - 16 £310 -
Buckinghamshire -1 10 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 90 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 80 (59.26%) 3G
3 67 (49.63%) LTE
4 46 (34.07%) Ericsson
5 41 (30.37%) 2G
6 39 (28.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 33 (24.44%) Huawei
8 31 (22.96%) 4G
9 26 (19.26%) Project Management
10 24 (17.78%) Nokia
11 22 (16.30%) MS Excel
12 21 (15.56%) Ethernet
13 20 (14.81%) SQL
13 20 (14.81%) ATM
14 19 (14.07%) Degree
15 18 (13.33%) NEC
16 17 (12.59%) SDH
17 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.37%) MS Office
18 14 (10.37%) UMTS
18 14 (10.37%) Nortel
19 13 (9.63%) VoLTE
20 12 (8.89%) UNIX
20 12 (8.89%) Mapinfo
20 12 (8.89%) Validation
21 11 (8.15%) Business Objects
21 11 (8.15%) Linux
21 11 (8.15%) GSM
21 11 (8.15%) Cisco
21 11 (8.15%) DWDM

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.37%) MS Office
3 8 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.48%) Maya
5 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 80 (59.26%) 3G
2 67 (49.63%) LTE
3 41 (30.37%) 2G
4 31 (22.96%) 4G
5 21 (15.56%) Ethernet
6 20 (14.81%) ATM
7 17 (12.59%) SDH
8 14 (10.37%) UMTS
9 13 (9.63%) VoLTE
10 11 (8.15%) GSM
10 11 (8.15%) DWDM
11 10 (7.41%) MPLS
11 10 (7.41%) 3GPP
12 9 (6.67%) VoIP
13 8 (5.93%) DNS
14 7 (5.19%) SNMP
14 7 (5.19%) Broadband
14 7 (5.19%) Firewall
15 6 (4.44%) Telnet
15 6 (4.44%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) MySQL
1 8 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.48%) MS Access
3 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 90 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.15%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Billing
3 5 (3.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Front Office
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (12.59%) Test Engineer
3 15 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Analyst
4 11 (8.15%) Transmission Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Databuild Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.19%) Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.44%) Architect
7 6 (4.44%) Senior Architect
7 6 (4.44%) 3G Engineer
8 4 (2.96%) Designer
8 4 (2.96%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.96%) Network Engineer
8 4 (2.96%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (2.96%) Database Developer
9 3 (2.22%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) XML
2 4 (2.96%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.48%) Statistics
2 2 (1.48%) PMI
2 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.74%) Handset
3 1 (0.74%) Replication
3 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.89%) UNIX
2 11 (8.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Project Management
2 12 (8.89%) Validation
3 10 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.41%) Logistics
4 9 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 9 (6.67%) Network Planning
5 8 (5.93%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (5.19%) ETL
6 7 (5.19%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (3.70%) Network Design
8 5 (3.70%) ITIL
8 5 (3.70%) Service Management
8 5 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.70%) Time Management
9 4 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) Perl
3 4 (2.96%) C#
3 4 (2.96%) C++
3 4 (2.96%) Java
4 2 (1.48%) C
4 2 (1.48%) VBA
5 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.70%) CCNA
3 3 (2.22%) ISEB
3 3 (2.22%) CBAP
4 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.48%) CNA
4 2 (1.48%) Novell Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.74%) OPNET
Vendors
1 46 (34.07%) Ericsson
2 39 (28.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 33 (24.44%) Huawei
4 24 (17.78%) Nokia
5 18 (13.33%) NEC
6 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
7 14 (10.37%) Nortel
8 12 (8.89%) Mapinfo
9 11 (8.15%) Business Objects
9 11 (8.15%) Cisco
10 9 (6.67%) Oracle
11 7 (5.19%) BT
12 6 (4.44%) Juniper
12 6 (4.44%) Ciena
13 4 (2.96%) Talend
13 4 (2.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (2.96%) Greenplum
14 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.48%) HP
15 2 (1.48%) Dell
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