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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 112 155 51
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -104
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 171 83 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 0.94% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.49% 5.27% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 5 39
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £257 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £353 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Radio Access Network
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
2015 1576 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.56% 17.80% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 651 613
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £192 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +34 106 £290 -2.52% 6
Surrey +31 47 £255 -1.92%
Buckinghamshire +1 17 - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 193 (69.93%) Telecoms
2 155 (56.16%) 3G
3 112 (40.58%) LTE
4 105 (38.04%) 2G
5 98 (35.51%) 4G
6 83 (30.07%) Ericsson
7 73 (26.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 48 (17.39%) Network Planning
9 45 (16.30%) Nokia
9 45 (16.30%) SQL
10 43 (15.58%) Huawei
11 39 (14.13%) Perl
12 37 (13.41%) Project Management
12 37 (13.41%) NSN NetAct
13 29 (10.51%) GSM
14 28 (10.14%) Finance
14 28 (10.14%) RNC
15 27 (9.78%) UMTS
15 27 (9.78%) VoLTE
16 26 (9.42%) Wireless
17 25 (9.06%) Oracle
18 24 (8.70%) MS Excel
18 24 (8.70%) Degree
19 23 (8.33%) Cramer
20 22 (7.97%) Linux
20 22 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
20 22 (7.97%) Business Objects
20 22 (7.97%) ITIL
20 22 (7.97%) Nortel
20 22 (7.97%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.43%) MS Office
3 10 (3.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.45%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (4.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 155 (56.16%) 3G
2 112 (40.58%) LTE
3 105 (38.04%) 2G
4 98 (35.51%) 4G
5 29 (10.51%) GSM
6 28 (10.14%) RNC
7 27 (9.78%) VoLTE
7 27 (9.78%) UMTS
8 26 (9.42%) Wireless
9 20 (7.25%) SDH
9 20 (7.25%) ATM
9 20 (7.25%) GPRS
10 16 (5.80%) DNS
10 16 (5.80%) WiMAX
11 14 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (5.07%) HSPA
11 14 (5.07%) GPON
11 14 (5.07%) 3GPP
11 14 (5.07%) CDMA2000
11 14 (5.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.90%) MS Access
4 6 (2.17%) MySQL
5 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 193 (69.93%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.14%) Finance
3 8 (2.90%) Back Office
3 8 (2.90%) Billing
4 7 (2.54%) Electronics
5 3 (1.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (17.39%) RAN Engineer
2 22 (7.97%) Project Manager
3 20 (7.25%) Design Engineer
4 14 (5.07%) Network Planner
5 13 (4.71%) Integration Engineer
6 12 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 12 (4.35%) Architect
6 12 (4.35%) Analyst
6 12 (4.35%) Consultant
7 11 (3.99%) Business Analyst
7 11 (3.99%) Designer
7 11 (3.99%) Configuration Engineer
7 11 (3.99%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 10 (3.62%) Developer
9 8 (2.90%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 7 (2.54%) Services Delivery Manager
10 7 (2.54%) Service Manager
10 7 (2.54%) Network Manager
10 7 (2.54%) Business Process Analyst
10 7 (2.54%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) XML
2 3 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.99%) PMI
3 9 (3.26%) GIS
4 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.09%) User Experience
6 2 (0.72%) Statistics
7 1 (0.36%) Handset
7 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.97%) Linux
2 13 (4.71%) UNIX
3 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.39%) Network Planning
2 37 (13.41%) Project Management
3 22 (7.97%) ITIL
4 20 (7.25%) PRINCE2
4 20 (7.25%) Validation
5 17 (6.16%) Performance Management
6 15 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (5.07%) Configuration Management
7 14 (5.07%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.07%) eTOM
8 13 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (3.99%) Analytics
10 10 (3.62%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.26%) ETL
11 9 (3.26%) Performance Improvement
12 8 (2.90%) Capacity Management
12 8 (2.90%) Customer Insight
12 8 (2.90%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (2.90%) Service Management
13 7 (2.54%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.30%) SQL
2 39 (14.13%) Perl
3 21 (7.61%) C
4 11 (3.99%) Python
5 3 (1.09%) C#
5 3 (1.09%) C++
5 3 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (8.70%) Degree
2 21 (7.61%) HND
3 15 (5.43%) HNC
4 13 (4.71%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.62%) ISEB
6 9 (3.26%) CBAP
7 6 (2.17%) VCP4
8 5 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.81%) CCNP
8 5 (1.81%) CCNA
9 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.72%) PMP
10 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 37 (13.41%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (2.54%) Netcool
3 4 (1.45%) OpenView
4 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 83 (30.07%) Ericsson
2 73 (26.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 45 (16.30%) Nokia
4 43 (15.58%) Huawei
5 25 (9.06%) Oracle
6 23 (8.33%) Cramer
7 22 (7.97%) Business Objects
7 22 (7.97%) Nortel
8 18 (6.52%) Microsoft
9 16 (5.80%) Greenplum
10 13 (4.71%) Mapinfo
11 8 (2.90%) Cisco
11 8 (2.90%) Amdocs
12 4 (1.45%) Actix
12 4 (1.45%) BMC
12 4 (1.45%) HP
12 4 (1.45%) Citrix
12 4 (1.45%) Remedy
13 3 (1.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.09%) IBM
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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