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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 219 213 154
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -59
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 27 46 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.49% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 2.61% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 30
Median daily rate £260 £290 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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
1559 1761 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 18.73% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 948 888
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 121 114
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 17 £245 -18.33% 2
Surrey +19 9 £280 +3.70%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 49 (79.03%) Telecoms
2 31 (50.00%) 3G
3 29 (46.77%) 2G
4 26 (41.94%) LTE
5 23 (37.10%) Ericsson
6 22 (35.48%) 4G
7 20 (32.26%) Huawei
8 16 (25.81%) SLA
9 14 (22.58%) Degree
10 13 (20.97%) Nokia
11 12 (19.35%) Service Management
12 11 (17.74%) Cramer
12 11 (17.74%) SQL
12 11 (17.74%) Nokia Networks
13 10 (16.13%) Driving Licence
13 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
13 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (16.13%) Back Office
14 9 (14.52%) Wireless
14 9 (14.52%) Finance
14 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.52%) MS Office
15 8 (12.90%) HND
15 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
15 8 (12.90%) GSM
15 8 (12.90%) Nortel
15 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (11.29%) Mapinfo

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 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Office
3 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) 3G
2 29 (46.77%) 2G
3 26 (41.94%) LTE
4 22 (35.48%) 4G
5 9 (14.52%) Wireless
6 8 (12.90%) GSM
7 5 (8.06%) UMTS
8 4 (6.45%) ATM
8 4 (6.45%) DWDM
8 4 (6.45%) WCDMA
9 3 (4.84%) UTRAN
9 3 (4.84%) VoLTE
10 2 (3.23%) DHCP
10 2 (3.23%) DNS
10 2 (3.23%) GPRS
10 2 (3.23%) HSPA
10 2 (3.23%) Node B
10 2 (3.23%) RNC
10 2 (3.23%) SNMP
10 2 (3.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.68%) MS Access
3 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 49 (79.03%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Back Office
3 9 (14.52%) Finance
4 5 (8.06%) Electronics
5 4 (6.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Programme Manager
3 7 (11.29%) 3G Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) 4G Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Problem Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Radio Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Driving Licence
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Service Management
2 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 6 (9.68%) Performance Management
4 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 5 (8.06%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) eTOM
7 3 (4.84%) Network Design
7 3 (4.84%) Presales
8 2 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Network Optimisation
8 2 (3.23%) Radio Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) C++
3 2 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
4 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Degree
2 8 (12.90%) HND
3 7 (11.29%) HNC
4 3 (4.84%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) CBAP
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) CCNP
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.61%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Ericsson
2 20 (32.26%) Huawei
3 13 (20.97%) Nokia
4 11 (17.74%) Cramer
4 11 (17.74%) Nokia Networks
5 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.90%) Nortel
7 7 (11.29%) Mapinfo
8 6 (9.68%) Citrix
8 6 (9.68%) Remedy
8 6 (9.68%) Tellabs
9 5 (8.06%) Samsung
10 4 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (6.45%) Arqiva
10 4 (6.45%) BT
10 4 (6.45%) NetCracker
10 4 (6.45%) Siemens
10 4 (6.45%) Telindus
10 4 (6.45%) Virgin Media
10 4 (6.45%) ZTE