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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 174 197 133
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -64
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 95 61 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.65% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 3.31% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 10
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £383 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £271 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.59% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £122.50 - -
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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
1792 1844 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 19.79% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 873 740
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 100 100
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 September 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 September 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 +35 72 £300 -14.28%
Surrey +3 20 £265 -14.51%
Hampshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -24 1 - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 110 (62.15%) Telecoms
2 90 (50.85%) 3G
3 80 (45.20%) 4G
4 64 (36.16%) LTE
5 51 (28.81%) 2G
6 36 (20.34%) UNIX
7 33 (18.64%) Ericsson
8 32 (18.08%) Project Management
9 28 (15.82%) SQL
10 26 (14.69%) Linux
11 25 (14.12%) MS Excel
11 25 (14.12%) Nokia
12 24 (13.56%) Perl
12 24 (13.56%) Huawei
13 21 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (11.30%) Degree
15 19 (10.73%) Back Office
16 18 (10.17%) MS Office
17 17 (9.60%) ATM
17 17 (9.60%) SDH
18 16 (9.04%) PRINCE2
18 16 (9.04%) Red Hat
18 16 (9.04%) Ethernet
18 16 (9.04%) SLA
18 16 (9.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
19 15 (8.47%) RNC
20 14 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 14 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (7.91%) MS Access
21 13 (7.34%) 3GPP

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (10.17%) MS Office
4 6 (3.39%) Maya
5 3 (1.69%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 90 (50.85%) 3G
2 80 (45.20%) 4G
3 64 (36.16%) LTE
4 51 (28.81%) 2G
5 17 (9.60%) SDH
5 17 (9.60%) ATM
6 16 (9.04%) Ethernet
7 15 (8.47%) RNC
8 13 (7.34%) VoLTE
8 13 (7.34%) 3GPP
9 12 (6.78%) IPsec
10 10 (5.65%) GSM
11 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
12 8 (4.52%) VPN
12 8 (4.52%) DNS
12 8 (4.52%) MPLS
12 8 (4.52%) SNMP
13 7 (3.95%) UMTS
14 6 (3.39%) HTTP
14 6 (3.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.91%) MS Access
2 13 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.08%) MySQL
4 6 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 110 (62.15%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.73%) Back Office
3 10 (5.65%) Electronics
4 5 (2.82%) Retail
4 5 (2.82%) Marketing
5 4 (2.26%) Finance
6 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
7 2 (1.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (11.30%) RAN Engineer
2 16 (9.04%) Analyst
3 13 (7.34%) OSS Engineer
4 11 (6.21%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.21%) Support Engineer
5 8 (4.52%) Project Manager
5 8 (4.52%) Design Engineer
5 8 (4.52%) Test Engineer
5 8 (4.52%) Designer
5 8 (4.52%) Back Office Engineer
6 7 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (3.95%) Architect
7 6 (3.39%) Security Engineer
7 6 (3.39%) Planning Manager
8 5 (2.82%) IP Engineer
8 5 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (2.82%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.26%) Tester
9 4 (2.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.26%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.65%) XML
2 4 (2.26%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) PKI
1 13 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Ontologies
3 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.69%) Handset
4 3 (1.69%) PMI
4 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.34%) UNIX
2 26 (14.69%) Linux
3 14 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (6.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.08%) Project Management
2 16 (9.04%) PRINCE2
3 14 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (7.34%) Validation
5 11 (6.21%) Line Management
6 10 (5.65%) Change Control
6 10 (5.65%) Business Analysis
7 9 (5.08%) Network Planning
8 7 (3.95%) ITIL
8 7 (3.95%) Business Development
8 7 (3.95%) Network Design
9 6 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.39%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (3.39%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (3.39%) Workflow
9 6 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.26%) Process Management
10 4 (2.26%) Test Planning
10 4 (2.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.82%) SQL
2 24 (13.56%) Perl
3 9 (5.08%) Korn
4 5 (2.82%) C
5 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.26%) Python
5 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.13%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 20 (11.30%) Degree
2 10 (5.65%) PMI Certification
2 10 (5.65%) HND
3 8 (4.52%) PMP
3 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.95%) CCNP
5 6 (3.39%) HNC
6 5 (2.82%) CCNA
7 3 (1.69%) ISEB
8 2 (1.13%) CISSP
8 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.13%) CBAP
8 2 (1.13%) CCSA
8 2 (1.13%) CCSE
9 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) OPNET
2 6 (3.39%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (1.69%) HP NNM
3 3 (1.69%) OpenView
4 2 (1.13%) Netcool
4 2 (1.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Ericsson
2 25 (14.12%) Nokia
3 24 (13.56%) Huawei
4 16 (9.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 16 (9.04%) Red Hat
5 13 (7.34%) Greenplum
6 12 (6.78%) Oracle
7 11 (6.21%) Amdocs
8 9 (5.08%) Mapinfo
8 9 (5.08%) Remedy
8 9 (5.08%) Talend
8 9 (5.08%) Cerion
9 7 (3.95%) Citrix
10 6 (3.39%) Cisco
11 4 (2.26%) NEC
11 4 (2.26%) Cramer
11 4 (2.26%) ComArch
12 3 (1.69%) SevOne
12 3 (1.69%) HP
13 2 (1.13%) Nortel