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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 135 174 60
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -114
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 126 63 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 0.74% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.71% 4.43% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 34
Average daily rate
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£313 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £403 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +28 87 £313 +15.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 20 £300 -
Surrey +9 19 £310 +24.00%
Hampshire - - - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 134 (66.34%) Telecoms
2 120 (59.41%) 3G
3 88 (43.56%) LTE
4 80 (39.60%) 4G
5 59 (29.21%) 2G
6 56 (27.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 47 (23.27%) Ericsson
8 37 (18.32%) Huawei
9 36 (17.82%) SQL
10 34 (16.83%) Project Management
11 28 (13.86%) Perl
11 28 (13.86%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (13.37%) Linux
12 27 (13.37%) MS Excel
12 27 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (12.87%) Validation
13 26 (12.87%) Degree
14 24 (11.88%) Business Objects
14 24 (11.88%) Nokia
15 23 (11.39%) Microsoft
15 23 (11.39%) MS Office
16 22 (10.89%) VoLTE
17 21 (10.40%) ITIL
18 19 (9.41%) UNIX
18 19 (9.41%) Greenplum
19 18 (8.91%) Oracle
19 18 (8.91%) Finance
19 18 (8.91%) Configuration Management
19 18 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (8.42%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (2.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.39%) MS Office
3 17 (8.42%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.50%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 120 (59.41%) 3G
2 88 (43.56%) LTE
3 80 (39.60%) 4G
4 59 (29.21%) 2G
5 22 (10.89%) VoLTE
6 17 (8.42%) 3GPP
7 16 (7.92%) DNS
8 13 (6.44%) RNC
9 12 (5.94%) RANAP
10 11 (5.45%) ATM
10 11 (5.45%) GSM
10 11 (5.45%) SNMP
11 10 (4.95%) UMTS
11 10 (4.95%) Broadband
11 10 (4.95%) SGSN
12 8 (3.96%) Wireless
12 8 (3.96%) Telnet
13 7 (3.47%) Internet
14 6 (2.97%) MVNO
14 6 (2.97%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.86%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.44%) MySQL
4 4 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.99%) MS Access
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 134 (66.34%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.91%) Finance
3 12 (5.94%) Billing
4 9 (4.46%) Back Office
5 5 (2.48%) Marketing
6 4 (1.98%) Retail
7 3 (1.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (10.89%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (8.42%) Developer
3 14 (6.93%) Analyst
3 14 (6.93%) Test Engineer
4 13 (6.44%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.94%) Architect
5 12 (5.94%) Consultant
6 11 (5.45%) Designer
6 11 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.46%) Database Developer
8 9 (4.46%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.47%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (3.47%) Technical Design Authority
9 7 (3.47%) Business Process Analyst
9 7 (3.47%) Process Analyst
10 6 (2.97%) Network Planner
10 6 (2.97%) 3G Engineer
11 5 (2.48%) Services Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.48%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.46%) XML
2 7 (3.47%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.46%) GIS
3 3 (1.49%) PMI
3 3 (1.49%) User Experience
4 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.50%) Statistics
5 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.37%) Linux
2 19 (9.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.83%) Project Management
2 26 (12.87%) Validation
3 21 (10.40%) ITIL
4 18 (8.91%) Configuration Management
5 17 (8.42%) Performance Management
6 15 (7.43%) ETL
7 14 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (6.44%) eTOM
9 11 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (4.95%) Analytics
10 10 (4.95%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.46%) Business Analysis
11 9 (4.46%) Performance Improvement
11 9 (4.46%) Service Management
11 9 (4.46%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.46%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.96%) Network Planning
13 7 (3.47%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (3.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.82%) SQL
2 28 (13.86%) Perl
3 10 (4.95%) Python
4 6 (2.97%) C#
4 6 (2.97%) C++
4 6 (2.97%) Java
5 5 (2.48%) C
6 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (12.87%) Degree
2 9 (4.46%) CBAP
2 9 (4.46%) ISEB
3 5 (2.48%) HND
3 5 (2.48%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.98%) CCNA
5 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.49%) PMP
5 3 (1.49%) HNC
6 2 (0.99%) CCNP
6 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.50%) CNA
7 1 (0.50%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (7.92%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (2.97%) Netcool
3 4 (1.98%) OpenView
4 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 56 (27.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 47 (23.27%) Ericsson
3 37 (18.32%) Huawei
4 24 (11.88%) Business Objects
4 24 (11.88%) Nokia
5 23 (11.39%) Microsoft
6 19 (9.41%) Greenplum
7 18 (8.91%) Oracle
8 14 (6.93%) Nortel
8 14 (6.93%) Mapinfo
9 10 (4.95%) Cisco
9 10 (4.95%) Cramer
10 5 (2.48%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.98%) BMC
11 4 (1.98%) Citrix
11 4 (1.98%) HP
11 4 (1.98%) Talend
12 3 (1.49%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.49%) F5
12 3 (1.49%) IBM
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