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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 175 140 49
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -91
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 71 108 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 1.23% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.91% 6.75% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 31
Average daily rate
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£330 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £273 £270
% change year-on-year
+13.76% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1816 1600 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.85% 18.25% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 732 614
Average daily rate £348 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 94 163
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.63 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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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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 -37 43 £350 +29.62% 4
Surrey - 20 £310 -
Buckinghamshire +2 6 - -
Hampshire -6 1 £425 +30.76% 1
Middlesex - - - -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 101 (66.45%) Telecoms
2 88 (57.89%) 3G
3 78 (51.32%) LTE
4 49 (32.24%) Ericsson
5 44 (28.95%) 2G
6 41 (26.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 36 (23.68%) 4G
8 34 (22.37%) Huawei
9 33 (21.71%) Project Management
10 26 (17.11%) Nokia
11 22 (14.47%) MS Excel
11 22 (14.47%) Degree
12 21 (13.82%) SQL
13 19 (12.50%) Ethernet
13 19 (12.50%) NEC
14 18 (11.84%) ATM
15 16 (10.53%) SDH
15 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
15 16 (10.53%) Mapinfo
16 15 (9.87%) Validation
16 15 (9.87%) VoLTE
16 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (9.21%) NSN NetAct
17 14 (9.21%) UMTS
18 13 (8.55%) Nortel
18 13 (8.55%) MS Office
19 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
19 12 (7.89%) GSM
19 12 (7.89%) UNIX
19 12 (7.89%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.55%) MS Office
3 8 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.66%) Maya
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 88 (57.89%) 3G
2 78 (51.32%) LTE
3 44 (28.95%) 2G
4 36 (23.68%) 4G
5 19 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 18 (11.84%) ATM
7 16 (10.53%) SDH
8 15 (9.87%) VoLTE
9 14 (9.21%) UMTS
10 12 (7.89%) GSM
11 10 (6.58%) DWDM
11 10 (6.58%) 3GPP
12 9 (5.92%) Broadband
13 8 (5.26%) VoIP
13 8 (5.26%) Internet
14 7 (4.61%) MPLS
14 7 (4.61%) DNS
15 6 (3.95%) SNMP
15 6 (3.95%) Firewall
16 5 (3.29%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.61%) MySQL
4 4 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.32%) MS Access
5 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 101 (66.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.24%) Finance
3 8 (5.26%) Billing
4 6 (3.95%) Back Office
5 5 (3.29%) Marketing
6 4 (2.63%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.66%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 28 (18.42%) RAN Engineer
2 15 (9.87%) Test Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Design Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Analyst
5 11 (7.24%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Transmission Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.92%) Databuild Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Developer
9 7 (4.61%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Coordinator
10 6 (3.95%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Designer
10 6 (3.95%) 3G Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.29%) Senior Architect
11 5 (3.29%) OSS Architect
11 5 (3.29%) Consultant
12 4 (2.63%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.29%) XML
2 4 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.97%) GIS
4 2 (1.32%) PMI
4 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (0.66%) Replication
5 1 (0.66%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.89%) UNIX
1 12 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) Project Management
2 15 (9.87%) Validation
3 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
3 12 (7.89%) Network Planning
4 11 (7.24%) Logistics
5 10 (6.58%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (5.92%) Supplier Management
7 7 (4.61%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (4.61%) Performance Management
7 7 (4.61%) ITIL
7 7 (4.61%) ETL
8 5 (3.29%) Time Management
8 5 (3.29%) Service Management
9 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.63%) Coaching
9 4 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (2.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.82%) SQL
2 7 (4.61%) Perl
3 3 (1.97%) C#
3 3 (1.97%) C++
3 3 (1.97%) Java
4 2 (1.32%) C
4 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) CCNA
2 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.97%) CBAP
3 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.97%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) PMP
4 2 (1.32%) CNA
4 2 (1.32%) Novell Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.66%) CCNP
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.66%) HNC
5 1 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.32%) OpenView
3 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.66%) Netcool
Vendors
1 49 (32.24%) Ericsson
2 41 (26.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 34 (22.37%) Huawei
4 26 (17.11%) Nokia
5 19 (12.50%) NEC
6 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 16 (10.53%) Mapinfo
7 13 (8.55%) Nortel
8 11 (7.24%) Business Objects
8 11 (7.24%) Cisco
9 9 (5.92%) Oracle
10 7 (4.61%) BT
11 5 (3.29%) Ciena
11 5 (3.29%) Juniper
12 4 (2.63%) HP
12 4 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (2.63%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.97%) Talend
13 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.32%) BMC
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