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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 174 185 148
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 84 60 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.67% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.77% 3.51% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 5
Average daily rate
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£265 £258 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £258 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -11.20%
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
1762 1711 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 19.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 741 648
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 162
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 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 3 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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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 +43 76 £265 +3.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 5 - -
Surrey -19 3 - -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 173 (73.00%) Telecoms
2 136 (57.38%) 3G
3 103 (43.46%) 4G
4 100 (42.19%) LTE
5 86 (36.29%) 2G
6 54 (22.78%) Ericsson
7 38 (16.03%) Network Planning
8 36 (15.19%) Nokia
9 35 (14.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 32 (13.50%) GSM
10 32 (13.50%) SDH
11 30 (12.66%) UMTS
12 28 (11.81%) SQL
13 26 (10.97%) UNIX
14 25 (10.55%) ATM
14 25 (10.55%) Project Management
14 25 (10.55%) VoLTE
15 22 (9.28%) Perl
15 22 (9.28%) MS Excel
16 21 (8.86%) HND
16 21 (8.86%) Degree
17 20 (8.44%) Huawei
17 20 (8.44%) NSN NetAct
17 20 (8.44%) C
18 19 (8.02%) 3GPP
18 19 (8.02%) GPRS
18 19 (8.02%) Ethernet
18 19 (8.02%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (8.02%) RNC
19 18 (7.59%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.80%) MS Office
4 7 (2.95%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 136 (57.38%) 3G
2 103 (43.46%) 4G
3 100 (42.19%) LTE
4 86 (36.29%) 2G
5 32 (13.50%) GSM
5 32 (13.50%) SDH
6 30 (12.66%) UMTS
7 25 (10.55%) ATM
7 25 (10.55%) VoLTE
8 19 (8.02%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (8.02%) RNC
8 19 (8.02%) 3GPP
8 19 (8.02%) Ethernet
8 19 (8.02%) GPRS
9 18 (7.59%) Wireless
10 16 (6.75%) HSPA
10 16 (6.75%) MPLS
11 15 (6.33%) CDMA2000
11 15 (6.33%) DSL
11 15 (6.33%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.59%) MS Access
2 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.42%) MySQL
3 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
General
1 173 (73.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.33%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Electronics
3 6 (2.53%) Back Office
4 5 (2.11%) Retail
4 5 (2.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.27%) Legal
5 3 (1.27%) Billing
6 2 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (18.99%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (7.17%) Design Engineer
3 16 (6.75%) Project Manager
4 13 (5.49%) Analyst
5 11 (4.64%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (4.22%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (3.80%) Configuration Engineer
7 9 (3.80%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 8 (3.38%) Architect
8 8 (3.38%) Test Engineer
9 7 (2.95%) Project Engineer
9 7 (2.95%) Business Analyst
9 7 (2.95%) Implementation Manager
9 7 (2.95%) Network Planner
9 7 (2.95%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 7 (2.95%) Designer
10 6 (2.53%) RAN Performance Engineer
10 6 (2.53%) Security Engineer
10 6 (2.53%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (2.53%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.64%) XML
2 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.49%) PKI
3 10 (4.22%) PMI
4 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.84%) Statistics
7 2 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.84%) Handset
8 1 (0.42%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.97%) UNIX
2 14 (5.91%) Linux
3 8 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.03%) Network Planning
2 25 (10.55%) Project Management
3 16 (6.75%) PRINCE2
4 14 (5.91%) Line Management
5 11 (4.64%) Validation
6 9 (3.80%) ITIL
7 8 (3.38%) Business Analysis
7 8 (3.38%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (2.95%) Network Design
8 7 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (2.53%) Business Development
9 6 (2.53%) WFM
9 6 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (2.53%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (2.53%) Customer Insight
10 5 (2.11%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (2.11%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (2.11%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.81%) SQL
2 22 (9.28%) Perl
3 20 (8.44%) C
4 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (8.86%) HND
1 21 (8.86%) Degree
2 17 (7.17%) HNC
3 11 (4.64%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.22%) CCNP
5 8 (3.38%) CCNA
6 5 (2.11%) ISEB
7 3 (1.27%) CBAP
8 2 (0.84%) CCSA
8 2 (0.84%) CCSE
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.84%) CISSP
8 2 (0.84%) PMP
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (8.44%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.27%) OpenView
2 3 (1.27%) Netcool
2 3 (1.27%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (22.78%) Ericsson
2 36 (15.19%) Nokia
3 35 (14.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 20 (8.44%) Huawei
5 15 (6.33%) Cramer
6 11 (4.64%) Oracle
7 9 (3.80%) Mapinfo
8 8 (3.38%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.38%) Nortel
9 7 (2.95%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.95%) Amdocs
10 6 (2.53%) Cisco
10 6 (2.53%) Actix
11 4 (1.69%) Greenplum
11 4 (1.69%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.27%) HP
12 3 (1.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (1.27%) SevOne
13 2 (0.84%) F5
13 2 (0.84%) Siemens
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