The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 172 141 50
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -91
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 68 96 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 1.13% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.98% 6.16% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 37
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£290 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £332 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £273 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1708 1558 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.61% 18.42% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 692 566
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 123 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.20 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Radio Access Network
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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 1 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 1 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 41 £283 +8.65% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 11 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Radio Access Network
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 99 (67.35%) Telecoms
2 93 (63.27%) 3G
3 72 (48.98%) LTE
4 55 (37.41%) 2G
5 52 (35.37%) Ericsson
6 42 (28.57%) Huawei
7 40 (27.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 33 (22.45%) 4G
9 28 (19.05%) Ethernet
10 25 (17.01%) ATM
11 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
11 24 (16.33%) Project Management
12 23 (15.65%) SQL
12 23 (15.65%) Nokia
13 22 (14.97%) Nortel
14 20 (13.61%) SDH
15 19 (12.93%) UNIX
15 19 (12.93%) Degree
16 18 (12.24%) NEC
17 17 (11.56%) MPLS
18 16 (10.88%) MS Office
18 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
19 15 (10.20%) Oracle
20 14 (9.52%) Business Objects
20 14 (9.52%) SNMP
20 14 (9.52%) DWDM
20 14 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
20 14 (9.52%) Validation
21 13 (8.84%) Finance
21 13 (8.84%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.88%) MS Office
3 7 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.04%) Maya
5 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 93 (63.27%) 3G
2 72 (48.98%) LTE
3 55 (37.41%) 2G
4 33 (22.45%) 4G
5 28 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 25 (17.01%) ATM
7 20 (13.61%) SDH
8 17 (11.56%) MPLS
9 14 (9.52%) SNMP
9 14 (9.52%) DWDM
10 12 (8.16%) VPN
10 12 (8.16%) Telnet
10 12 (8.16%) VRRP
10 12 (8.16%) BGP
11 10 (6.80%) GSM
11 10 (6.80%) UMTS
11 10 (6.80%) VoLTE
12 9 (6.12%) DNS
13 8 (5.44%) VoIP
13 8 (5.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (8.84%) MySQL
3 11 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.40%) MS Access
6 4 (2.72%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 99 (67.35%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.84%) Finance
3 5 (3.40%) Marketing
4 4 (2.72%) Back Office
4 4 (2.72%) Billing
5 2 (1.36%) Front Office
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) RAN Engineer
2 21 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 18 (12.24%) Test Engineer
4 12 (8.16%) Architect
4 12 (8.16%) Transmission Engineer
4 12 (8.16%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Databuild Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) Senior Architect
7 8 (5.44%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.44%) Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Coordinator
9 6 (4.08%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) OSS Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.16%) XML
2 5 (3.40%) .NET
2 5 (3.40%) J2EE
3 4 (2.72%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.36%) PMI
2 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.36%) Statistics
3 1 (0.68%) Handset
3 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) UNIX
2 11 (7.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.33%) Project Management
2 14 (9.52%) Validation
3 12 (8.16%) ETL
3 12 (8.16%) Network Design
4 11 (7.48%) Network Planning
4 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.80%) Logistics
5 10 (6.80%) Capacity Management
6 9 (6.12%) Supplier Management
6 9 (6.12%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 6 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.40%) Time Management
9 5 (3.40%) Web Development
9 5 (3.40%) Service Management
9 5 (3.40%) ITIL
10 4 (2.72%) Change Management
10 4 (2.72%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.65%) SQL
2 13 (8.84%) Perl
3 8 (5.44%) C#
3 8 (5.44%) C++
3 8 (5.44%) Java
4 4 (2.72%) VB
5 2 (1.36%) VBA
5 2 (1.36%) C
6 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.40%) CCNA
4 3 (2.04%) CBAP
4 3 (2.04%) ISEB
5 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.36%) CNA
5 2 (1.36%) Novell Certification
5 2 (1.36%) CCNP
5 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.68%) CCSE
6 1 (0.68%) CCSA
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.72%) OPNET
Vendors
1 52 (35.37%) Ericsson
2 42 (28.57%) Huawei
3 40 (27.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 23 (15.65%) Nokia
5 22 (14.97%) Nortel
6 18 (12.24%) NEC
7 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
8 15 (10.20%) Oracle
9 14 (9.52%) Business Objects
10 12 (8.16%) Cisco
11 11 (7.48%) Greenplum
11 11 (7.48%) Mapinfo
12 10 (6.80%) BT
13 8 (5.44%) Talend
14 6 (4.08%) Juniper
15 4 (2.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
16 3 (2.04%) Siemens
17 2 (1.36%) HP
17 2 (1.36%) Dell
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