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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 125 167 51
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -116
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 133 70 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 0.83% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 4.85% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 33
Average daily rate
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£290 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
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
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +27 82 £290 +4.03% 7
Surrey +27 34 £260 -
Buckinghamshire -3 19 - -
Hampshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 158 (67.52%) Telecoms
2 142 (60.68%) 3G
3 102 (43.59%) LTE
4 92 (39.32%) 2G
5 87 (37.18%) 4G
6 72 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 67 (28.63%) Ericsson
8 45 (19.23%) SQL
9 42 (17.95%) Huawei
10 41 (17.52%) Nokia
11 37 (15.81%) Perl
12 35 (14.96%) Project Management
13 34 (14.53%) NSN NetAct
14 29 (12.39%) Network Planning
15 28 (11.97%) MS Excel
16 24 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (10.26%) Oracle
17 23 (9.83%) Business Objects
17 23 (9.83%) Linux
17 23 (9.83%) Finance
17 23 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (9.40%) ITIL
18 22 (9.40%) Degree
19 21 (8.97%) RNC
19 21 (8.97%) Nortel
19 21 (8.97%) Microsoft
19 21 (8.97%) Validation
20 20 (8.55%) VoLTE
21 19 (8.12%) MS Office
22 18 (7.69%) Greenplum

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.12%) MS Office
3 12 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 142 (60.68%) 3G
2 102 (43.59%) LTE
3 92 (39.32%) 2G
4 87 (37.18%) 4G
5 21 (8.97%) RNC
6 20 (8.55%) VoLTE
7 17 (7.26%) GSM
7 17 (7.26%) UMTS
8 15 (6.41%) Wireless
8 15 (6.41%) DNS
9 13 (5.56%) 3GPP
10 12 (5.13%) ATM
11 10 (4.27%) RANAP
12 9 (3.85%) SGSN
12 9 (3.85%) Broadband
12 9 (3.85%) GPRS
13 7 (2.99%) SDH
13 7 (2.99%) Internet
13 7 (2.99%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.99%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (9.83%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.42%) MySQL
4 6 (2.56%) MS Access
5 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 158 (67.52%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.83%) Finance
3 9 (3.85%) Billing
3 9 (3.85%) Back Office
4 4 (1.71%) Electronics
4 4 (1.71%) Marketing
5 3 (1.28%) Retail
5 3 (1.28%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (15.38%) RAN Engineer
2 17 (7.26%) Project Manager
3 14 (5.98%) Architect
4 12 (5.13%) Developer
4 12 (5.13%) Analyst
4 12 (5.13%) Consultant
4 12 (5.13%) Network Planner
4 12 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (4.70%) Test Engineer
5 11 (4.70%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.27%) Design Engineer
7 9 (3.85%) Designer
8 7 (2.99%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (2.99%) Technical Design Authority
8 7 (2.99%) RAN Configuration Engineer
8 7 (2.99%) Configuration Engineer
8 7 (2.99%) Process Analyst
8 7 (2.99%) Business Process Analyst
9 6 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (2.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.99%) XML
2 4 (1.71%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.85%) GIS
3 7 (2.99%) PMI
4 3 (1.28%) User Experience
5 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.83%) Linux
2 14 (5.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.96%) Project Management
2 29 (12.39%) Network Planning
3 22 (9.40%) ITIL
4 21 (8.97%) Validation
5 17 (7.26%) PRINCE2
6 15 (6.41%) Configuration Management
6 15 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (6.41%) Performance Management
7 14 (5.98%) eTOM
8 12 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.70%) Analytics
9 11 (4.70%) ETL
10 10 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (3.85%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
11 9 (3.85%) Capacity Management
12 8 (3.42%) Service Management
12 8 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.42%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.23%) SQL
2 37 (15.81%) Perl
3 14 (5.98%) C
4 11 (4.70%) Python
5 4 (1.71%) C#
5 4 (1.71%) C++
5 4 (1.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (9.40%) Degree
2 13 (5.56%) HND
3 10 (4.27%) HNC
4 9 (3.85%) CBAP
4 9 (3.85%) ISEB
4 9 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.14%) CCNP
5 5 (2.14%) CCNA
5 5 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 34 (14.53%) NSN NetAct
2 8 (3.42%) Netcool
3 4 (1.71%) OpenView
4 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 72 (30.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 67 (28.63%) Ericsson
3 42 (17.95%) Huawei
4 41 (17.52%) Nokia
5 24 (10.26%) Oracle
6 23 (9.83%) Business Objects
7 21 (8.97%) Nortel
7 21 (8.97%) Microsoft
8 18 (7.69%) Greenplum
9 17 (7.26%) Cramer
10 13 (5.56%) Mapinfo
11 8 (3.42%) Amdocs
12 7 (2.99%) Cisco
13 4 (1.71%) Citrix
13 4 (1.71%) HP
13 4 (1.71%) BMC
13 4 (1.71%) Remedy
14 3 (1.28%) IBM
15 2 (0.85%) CheckPoint
15 2 (0.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
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