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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 230 165 179
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +14
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 39 95 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 1.02% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 5.15% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 10
Median daily rate £350 £261 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.97% +7.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £345 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
- +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1912 1846 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.83% 19.78% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 891 713
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 105 104
Median hourly rate £35.50 £33.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Berkshire -47 31 £268 +1.90%
Hampshire - 4 £763 - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 2 - -
Surrey -15 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 70 (75.27%) 3G
2 60 (64.52%) 4G
3 59 (63.44%) Telecoms
4 39 (41.94%) 2G
5 27 (29.03%) LTE
6 25 (26.88%) Huawei
7 23 (24.73%) Nokia
8 16 (17.20%) Ericsson
9 15 (16.13%) Project Management
10 14 (15.05%) Back Office
10 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
11 13 (13.98%) ATM
11 13 (13.98%) Nokia Networks
12 12 (12.90%) Degree
12 12 (12.90%) ITIL
13 10 (10.75%) Wireless
14 9 (9.68%) NSN NetAct
14 9 (9.68%) UMTS
15 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.60%) Programme Management
15 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (8.60%) RNC
16 7 (7.53%) Node B
16 7 (7.53%) Billing
16 7 (7.53%) VRRP
16 7 (7.53%) OSPF
16 7 (7.53%) Remedy
16 7 (7.53%) DNS
17 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (6.45%) Ethernet

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.38%) MS Office
4 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Traffica
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 70 (75.27%) 3G
2 60 (64.52%) 4G
3 39 (41.94%) 2G
4 27 (29.03%) LTE
5 13 (13.98%) ATM
6 10 (10.75%) Wireless
7 9 (9.68%) UMTS
8 8 (8.60%) RNC
9 7 (7.53%) DNS
9 7 (7.53%) Node B
9 7 (7.53%) OSPF
9 7 (7.53%) VRRP
10 6 (6.45%) Broadband
10 6 (6.45%) Ethernet
10 6 (6.45%) GSM
10 6 (6.45%) IPsec
11 5 (5.38%) DHCP
11 5 (5.38%) RTCP
11 5 (5.38%) SDH
11 5 (5.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) GIS
1 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) MS Access
General
1 59 (63.44%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.05%) Back Office
3 7 (7.53%) Billing
4 3 (3.23%) Finance
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (10.75%) Telecoms Manager
3 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) Network Manager
5 6 (6.45%) 3G Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) 4G Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Databuild Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) RAN Design Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Programme Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Transmission Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) SOAP
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.30%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.15%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Project Management
2 12 (12.90%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Programme Management
4 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.45%) High Availability
4 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.38%) Fault Management
5 5 (5.38%) Network Architecture
5 5 (5.38%) Network Design
5 5 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.38%) Service Management
6 4 (4.30%) Change Management
6 4 (4.30%) CRM
6 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (3.23%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.23%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) C
2 2 (2.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) CCNP
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.30%) HNC
3 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.15%) CCSA
4 2 (2.15%) CCSE
4 2 (2.15%) CISSP
5 1 (1.08%) CBAP
5 1 (1.08%) HND
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PMP
5 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (4.30%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.08%) Netcool
4 1 (1.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Huawei
2 23 (24.73%) Nokia
3 16 (17.20%) Ericsson
4 13 (13.98%) Nokia Networks
5 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.53%) Remedy
7 6 (6.45%) Citrix
7 6 (6.45%) Siemens
8 5 (5.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 5 (5.38%) BT
8 5 (5.38%) Cramer
8 5 (5.38%) Nortel
8 5 (5.38%) Tellabs
9 4 (4.30%) Arqiva
9 4 (4.30%) Mapinfo
10 3 (3.23%) NetCracker
10 3 (3.23%) Telindus
10 3 (3.23%) Virgin Media
10 3 (3.23%) ZTE
11 2 (2.15%) F5