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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
England / South East
Rank 216 203 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -88
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 24 54 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.62% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 3.01% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 46
Median daily rate £260 £313 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £211 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £750 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £313 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +15.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1547 1793 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 20.66% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 984 966
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 92 112
Median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.17% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -8 20 £260 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 32 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 31 (59.62%) 3G
3 27 (51.92%) LTE
4 24 (46.15%) 4G
5 22 (42.31%) 2G
6 17 (32.69%) VoLTE
7 15 (28.85%) Huawei
8 13 (25.00%) Ericsson
9 11 (21.15%) Nokia
10 10 (19.23%) GSM
11 9 (17.31%) 3GPP
11 9 (17.31%) Nokia Networks
12 8 (15.38%) UMTS
13 7 (13.46%) SQL
13 7 (13.46%) HND
13 7 (13.46%) Performance Management
14 6 (11.54%) Validation
14 6 (11.54%) Service Management
14 6 (11.54%) ITIL
14 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
15 5 (9.62%) Unix
15 5 (9.62%) HNC
15 5 (9.62%) Perl
15 5 (9.62%) MS Office
15 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.62%) UTRAN
15 5 (9.62%) Project Management
15 5 (9.62%) Samsung
16 4 (7.69%) Process Improvement
16 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management

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 1 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) 3G
2 27 (51.92%) LTE
3 24 (46.15%) 4G
4 22 (42.31%) 2G
5 17 (32.69%) VoLTE
6 10 (19.23%) GSM
7 9 (17.31%) 3GPP
8 8 (15.38%) UMTS
9 5 (9.62%) UTRAN
10 3 (5.77%) ATM
10 3 (5.77%) Wireless
11 2 (3.85%) DHCP
11 2 (3.85%) Diameter Protocol
11 2 (3.85%) DNS
11 2 (3.85%) GPRS
11 2 (3.85%) HSPA
11 2 (3.85%) SNMP
11 2 (3.85%) Telnet
11 2 (3.85%) WCDMA
12 1 (1.92%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) MS Access
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 32 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Optimisation Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) 3G Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) 4G Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Test Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) VoLTE Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Radio Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Field Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) LTE Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Designer
9 3 (5.77%) Field Test Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) RAN Performance Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) SPML
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Performance Management
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Service Management
2 6 (11.54%) Validation
3 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Fault Management
5 3 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Network Design
5 3 (5.77%) Presales
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
5 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Service Design
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) Data Management
6 2 (3.85%) eTOM
6 2 (3.85%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Perl
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) C++
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) HND
2 5 (9.62%) HNC
3 4 (7.69%) CCNA
3 4 (7.69%) CCNP
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) PMO
2 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.92%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Huawei
2 13 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 11 (21.15%) Nokia
4 9 (17.31%) Nokia Networks
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.62%) Samsung
6 4 (7.69%) Cramer
6 4 (7.69%) Nortel
7 3 (5.77%) Greenplum
7 3 (5.77%) Mapinfo
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix
8 2 (3.85%) Remedy
8 2 (3.85%) Tellabs
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) Juniper
9 1 (1.92%) SevOne