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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 147 153 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -104
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 104 86 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 1.00% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.57% 5.73% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 31
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £256 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £285 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
1867 1501 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.57% 17.48% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 688 639
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 99 170
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +7 76 £310 +3.33% 3
Surrey +22 22 £310 -
Buckinghamshire -4 5 - -
Middlesex - - - -
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Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 104 (68.87%) Telecoms
2 94 (62.25%) 3G
3 74 (49.01%) LTE
4 61 (40.40%) 4G
5 45 (29.80%) 2G
6 43 (28.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 36 (23.84%) Ericsson
8 29 (19.21%) Huawei
9 26 (17.22%) Project Management
10 25 (16.56%) Degree
11 23 (15.23%) MS Excel
12 22 (14.57%) SQL
13 20 (13.25%) Nokia
14 19 (12.58%) MS Office
14 19 (12.58%) Validation
15 18 (11.92%) UNIX
15 18 (11.92%) VoLTE
16 17 (11.26%) Linux
17 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
18 15 (9.93%) 3GPP
18 15 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (9.93%) Business Objects
18 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (9.27%) ITIL
19 14 (9.27%) Perl
20 13 (8.61%) Mapinfo
20 13 (8.61%) Configuration Management
20 13 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
20 13 (8.61%) Oracle
20 13 (8.61%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.58%) MS Office
3 13 (8.61%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 94 (62.25%) 3G
2 74 (49.01%) LTE
3 61 (40.40%) 4G
4 45 (29.80%) 2G
5 18 (11.92%) VoLTE
6 15 (9.93%) 3GPP
7 12 (7.95%) UMTS
8 11 (7.28%) GSM
9 10 (6.62%) Broadband
10 9 (5.96%) SNMP
11 7 (4.64%) Internet
11 7 (4.64%) DNS
12 6 (3.97%) Ethernet
12 6 (3.97%) Telnet
12 6 (3.97%) SIGTRAN
12 6 (3.97%) MVNO
13 5 (3.31%) RANAP
13 5 (3.31%) INAP
13 5 (3.31%) Firewall
13 5 (3.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.62%) MySQL
4 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.99%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (1.99%) MS Access
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 104 (68.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.95%) Billing
3 10 (6.62%) Back Office
4 5 (3.31%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Finance
5 4 (2.65%) Front Office
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 18 (11.92%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (9.27%) Analyst
3 13 (8.61%) Developer
3 13 (8.61%) Test Engineer
4 10 (6.62%) Designer
4 10 (6.62%) Consultant
4 10 (6.62%) Business Analyst
5 7 (4.64%) 3G Engineer
5 7 (4.64%) Design Engineer
5 7 (4.64%) Process Analyst
5 7 (4.64%) Architect
5 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
5 7 (4.64%) Business Process Analyst
6 6 (3.97%) Coordinator
6 6 (3.97%) Database Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (3.31%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.65%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (2.65%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) XML
2 5 (3.31%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) GIS
3 2 (1.32%) PMI
3 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.32%) Statistics
3 2 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (0.66%) Handset
4 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.92%) UNIX
2 17 (11.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.22%) Project Management
2 19 (12.58%) Validation
3 14 (9.27%) ITIL
4 13 (8.61%) Configuration Management
5 12 (7.95%) Performance Management
6 11 (7.28%) ETL
6 11 (7.28%) eTOM
7 10 (6.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (5.30%) Performance Improvement
8 8 (5.30%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.64%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.97%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (3.97%) Coaching
11 5 (3.31%) Time Management
11 5 (3.31%) Service Management
12 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.65%) Network Planning
12 4 (2.65%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.57%) SQL
2 14 (9.27%) Perl
3 4 (2.65%) C#
3 4 (2.65%) C++
3 4 (2.65%) Java
4 3 (1.99%) C
5 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (16.56%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) CBAP
2 7 (4.64%) ISEB
2 7 (4.64%) CCNA
2 7 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.99%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.99%) CCNP
3 3 (1.99%) HNC
3 3 (1.99%) HND
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%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.65%) OpenView
3 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.99%) Netcool
4 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (28.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 36 (23.84%) Ericsson
3 29 (19.21%) Huawei
4 20 (13.25%) Nokia
5 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.93%) Business Objects
7 13 (8.61%) Mapinfo
7 13 (8.61%) Oracle
8 11 (7.28%) Cisco
8 11 (7.28%) Nortel
9 7 (4.64%) Greenplum
10 6 (3.97%) HP
11 5 (3.31%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.65%) BMC
13 3 (1.99%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.99%) F5
13 3 (1.99%) Talend
13 3 (1.99%) IBM
14 2 (1.32%) Juniper
14 2 (1.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
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