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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 205 113 177
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +64
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 52 153 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 1.62% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 7.76% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 40 5
Average daily rate £291 £288 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £374 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £284 £260
% change year-on-year
+9.69% +9.13%
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
1736 1971 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 946 628
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 115 120
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -42 39 £350 +20.68% 1
Surrey -32 7 £270 +3.84%
Buckinghamshire +1 5 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £313 -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 67 (62.04%) 3G
2 65 (60.19%) Telecoms
3 49 (45.37%) 4G
4 39 (36.11%) 2G
5 35 (32.41%) LTE
6 32 (29.63%) Huawei
7 26 (24.07%) Ericsson
8 24 (22.22%) Nokia
9 22 (20.37%) Project Management
10 17 (15.74%) ITIL
11 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
12 15 (13.89%) RNC
13 14 (12.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 13 (12.04%) MS Office
15 12 (11.11%) Back Office
16 11 (10.19%) ATM
16 11 (10.19%) SLA
16 11 (10.19%) Mapinfo
16 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
16 11 (10.19%) Degree
17 10 (9.26%) Network Planning
17 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
17 10 (9.26%) Unix
18 9 (8.33%) Linux
18 9 (8.33%) XML
18 9 (8.33%) Ethernet
18 9 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
19 8 (7.41%) VoLTE
19 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
19 8 (7.41%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.04%) MS Office
3 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.78%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 67 (62.04%) 3G
2 49 (45.37%) 4G
3 39 (36.11%) 2G
4 35 (32.41%) LTE
5 15 (13.89%) RNC
6 11 (10.19%) ATM
7 9 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 8 (7.41%) MPLS
8 8 (7.41%) VoLTE
9 7 (6.48%) SDH
9 7 (6.48%) VLAN
10 6 (5.56%) IPsec
10 6 (5.56%) Wireless
11 5 (4.63%) 3GPP
11 5 (4.63%) DHCP
11 5 (4.63%) HSRP
11 5 (4.63%) Node B
11 5 (4.63%) OSPF
11 5 (4.63%) SCTP
11 5 (4.63%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.85%) GIS
3 2 (1.85%) MS Access
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (60.19%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.11%) Back Office
3 5 (4.63%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Law
4 4 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (9.26%) Analyst
2 10 (9.26%) Back Office Engineer
3 9 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 7 (6.48%) OSS Engineer
4 7 (6.48%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.48%) Telecoms Manager
4 7 (6.48%) Transmission Engineer
5 6 (5.56%) Databuild Engineer
5 6 (5.56%) Designer
6 5 (4.63%) Architect
6 5 (4.63%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Network Manager
6 5 (4.63%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Network Project Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Process Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Procurement Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Ontologies
4 2 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.85%) PMI
4 2 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Unix
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Project Management
2 17 (15.74%) ITIL
3 10 (9.26%) Network Planning
3 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
4 7 (6.48%) Business Analysis
4 7 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.56%) Fault Management
5 6 (5.56%) Service Management
6 5 (4.63%) Change Control
6 5 (4.63%) eTOM
7 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.78%) Change Management
8 3 (2.78%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.78%) Validation
8 3 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.63%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) Korn
2 2 (1.85%) MapBasic
2 2 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.63%) PMP
3 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.70%) CBAP
4 4 (3.70%) HND
4 4 (3.70%) ISEB
5 3 (2.78%) HNC
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (3.70%) OPNET
3 1 (0.93%) Netcool
3 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Huawei
2 26 (24.07%) Ericsson
3 24 (22.22%) Nokia
4 14 (12.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (10.19%) Mapinfo
6 8 (7.41%) Remedy
7 5 (4.63%) Amdocs
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.70%) BT
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (2.78%) Cerion
9 3 (2.78%) Greenplum
9 3 (2.78%) NEC
9 3 (2.78%) Nortel
9 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.78%) Talend
10 2 (1.85%) ComArch
10 2 (1.85%) NetCracker
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle
10 2 (1.85%) Siemens