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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 140 167 62
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -105
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 133 81 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 0.83% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 4.72% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 35
Average daily rate
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£283 £175 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.42% -41.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £57.50
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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
2016 1715 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.04% 17.61% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 757 674
Average daily rate £350 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 156
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 £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 April 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 17 April 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 +46 97 £285 +62.85%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 - -
Hampshire -7 2 - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 187 (69.78%) Telecoms
2 150 (55.97%) 3G
3 106 (39.55%) 2G
4 104 (38.81%) LTE
5 100 (37.31%) 4G
6 78 (29.10%) Ericsson
7 63 (23.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 47 (17.54%) SQL
9 45 (16.79%) Network Planning
10 43 (16.04%) Nokia
11 40 (14.93%) Perl
12 36 (13.43%) Huawei
13 33 (12.31%) GSM
14 32 (11.94%) UMTS
14 32 (11.94%) Project Management
15 30 (11.19%) NSN NetAct
16 29 (10.82%) Finance
16 29 (10.82%) MS Excel
17 28 (10.45%) SDH
18 27 (10.07%) ATM
18 27 (10.07%) RNC
19 25 (9.33%) Wireless
19 25 (9.33%) Cramer
20 23 (8.58%) Linux
20 23 (8.58%) VoLTE
21 22 (8.21%) C
21 22 (8.21%) Oracle
21 22 (8.21%) Degree
22 21 (7.84%) HND
22 21 (7.84%) GPRS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.97%) MS Office
3 10 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.61%) AutoCAD
5 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.37%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (4.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 150 (55.97%) 3G
2 106 (39.55%) 2G
3 104 (38.81%) LTE
4 100 (37.31%) 4G
5 33 (12.31%) GSM
6 32 (11.94%) UMTS
7 28 (10.45%) SDH
8 27 (10.07%) ATM
8 27 (10.07%) RNC
9 25 (9.33%) Wireless
10 23 (8.58%) VoLTE
11 21 (7.84%) GPRS
12 18 (6.72%) 3GPP
13 17 (6.34%) Ethernet
14 16 (5.97%) WiMAX
14 16 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (5.60%) HSPA
15 15 (5.60%) GPON
15 15 (5.60%) CDMA2000
15 15 (5.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.60%) MS Access
4 5 (1.87%) MySQL
5 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 187 (69.78%) Telecoms
2 29 (10.82%) Finance
3 11 (4.10%) Electronics
4 7 (2.61%) Back Office
4 7 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (17.54%) RAN Engineer
2 23 (8.58%) Project Manager
3 22 (8.21%) Design Engineer
4 14 (5.22%) Integration Engineer
5 12 (4.48%) Network Planner
6 11 (4.10%) Configuration Engineer
6 11 (4.10%) RAN Configuration Engineer
7 10 (3.73%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 10 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (3.73%) Architect
7 10 (3.73%) Analyst
8 7 (2.61%) Developer
8 7 (2.61%) Network Manager
8 7 (2.61%) Service Manager
8 7 (2.61%) Test Engineer
8 7 (2.61%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (2.61%) Technical Design Authority
9 6 (2.24%) Senior Design Engineer
9 6 (2.24%) Project Engineer
9 6 (2.24%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.36%) XML
2 2 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.48%) PMI
3 6 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.87%) PKI
5 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.12%) GIS
6 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.75%) Handset
7 2 (0.75%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Statistics
8 1 (0.37%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.58%) Linux
2 19 (7.09%) UNIX
3 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.79%) Network Planning
2 32 (11.94%) Project Management
3 20 (7.46%) PRINCE2
4 17 (6.34%) ITIL
5 15 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (5.60%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 12 (4.48%) Validation
8 11 (4.10%) Performance Management
8 11 (4.10%) Analytics
9 10 (3.73%) Line Management
10 9 (3.36%) Customer Insight
10 9 (3.36%) Service Management
11 8 (2.99%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.99%) Business Analysis
11 8 (2.99%) Business Development
11 8 (2.99%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (2.99%) Capacity Management
12 7 (2.61%) Network Architecture
12 7 (2.61%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.54%) SQL
2 40 (14.93%) Perl
3 22 (8.21%) C
4 11 (4.10%) Python
5 2 (0.75%) C#
5 2 (0.75%) C++
5 2 (0.75%) Java
6 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (8.21%) Degree
2 21 (7.84%) HND
3 15 (5.60%) HNC
4 13 (4.85%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.99%) ISEB
6 6 (2.24%) CCNP
6 6 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.24%) CBAP
7 5 (1.87%) CCNA
8 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.37%) CCSA
10 1 (0.37%) CCSE
10 1 (0.37%) PMP
10 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (11.19%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (1.87%) Netcool
3 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 78 (29.10%) Ericsson
2 63 (23.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 43 (16.04%) Nokia
4 36 (13.43%) Huawei
5 25 (9.33%) Cramer
6 22 (8.21%) Oracle
7 19 (7.09%) Business Objects
8 18 (6.72%) Nortel
9 15 (5.60%) Microsoft
10 14 (5.22%) Greenplum
11 10 (3.73%) Amdocs
12 6 (2.24%) Mapinfo
13 5 (1.87%) Remedy
13 5 (1.87%) Cisco
13 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.49%) Citrix
14 4 (1.49%) Actix
15 3 (1.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
16 1 (0.37%) Siemens