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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
England / South East
Rank 204 203 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -73
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 29 52 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.62% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 3.16% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 39
Median daily rate £245 £280 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £251 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £333 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £291
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 1645 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 19.70% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 896 910
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 19 January 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 -2 19 £230 -23.33%
Surrey +18 9 £280 +3.70%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 38 (71.70%) Telecoms
2 29 (54.72%) 3G
3 24 (45.28%) 2G
3 24 (45.28%) LTE
4 23 (43.40%) 4G
5 19 (35.85%) Ericsson
6 16 (30.19%) Huawei
7 12 (22.64%) SLA
8 10 (18.87%) GSM
8 10 (18.87%) Nokia
8 10 (18.87%) Service Management
8 10 (18.87%) Driving Licence
9 9 (16.98%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) Degree
10 8 (15.09%) UMTS
10 8 (15.09%) Nokia Networks
11 7 (13.21%) HND
11 7 (13.21%) MS Office
12 6 (11.32%) SQL
12 6 (11.32%) Cramer
12 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
12 6 (11.32%) VoLTE
13 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
13 5 (9.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 5 (9.43%) Samsung
13 5 (9.43%) Wireless
13 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.43%) Mapinfo
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.43%) UTRAN

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 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.77%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) 3G
2 24 (45.28%) 2G
2 24 (45.28%) LTE
3 23 (43.40%) 4G
4 10 (18.87%) GSM
5 8 (15.09%) UMTS
6 6 (11.32%) VoLTE
7 5 (9.43%) UTRAN
7 5 (9.43%) Wireless
8 4 (7.55%) ATM
8 4 (7.55%) DWDM
9 2 (3.77%) DHCP
9 2 (3.77%) DNS
9 2 (3.77%) GPRS
9 2 (3.77%) HSPA
9 2 (3.77%) Node B
9 2 (3.77%) RNC
9 2 (3.77%) SNMP
9 2 (3.77%) Telnet
9 2 (3.77%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.77%) MS Access
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 38 (71.70%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) 3G Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) 4G Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Optimisation Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Programme Manager
4 6 (11.32%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Radio Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) LTE Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Service Management
2 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
3 5 (9.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.66%) eTOM
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Network Design
5 3 (5.66%) Presales
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) Radio Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) C++
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) HND
3 3 (5.66%) HNC
3 3 (5.66%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) CBAP
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.89%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Ericsson
2 16 (30.19%) Huawei
3 10 (18.87%) Nokia
4 8 (15.09%) Nokia Networks
5 6 (11.32%) Cramer
6 5 (9.43%) Mapinfo
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.43%) Samsung
7 4 (7.55%) Nortel
8 3 (5.66%) Greenplum
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) Remedy
9 2 (3.77%) Tellabs
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco
10 1 (1.89%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.89%) Juniper
10 1 (1.89%) SevOne