The table below looks at the statistics for RANAP 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 RANAP 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 Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 245 236 225
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing RANAP 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.012% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.070% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £401
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
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%

RANAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RANAP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RANAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RANAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RANAP across the South East region.

RANAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RANAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RANAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

RANAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RANAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RANAP across the South East region.

RANAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RANAP
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 RANAP 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
Surrey - - - - 1
RANAP
England

RANAP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing RANAP 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 RANAP.

1 22 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (86.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (72.73%) SGSN
3 16 (72.73%) LTE
4 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (54.55%) VoLTE
5 12 (54.55%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (45.45%) DNS
7 10 (45.45%) 4G
7 10 (45.45%) GGSN
8 8 (36.36%) Validation
9 7 (31.82%) Ericsson
10 6 (27.27%) Project Management
10 6 (27.27%) Performance Management
11 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
12 4 (18.18%) SLA
12 4 (18.18%) Cisco
12 4 (18.18%) Juniper
12 4 (18.18%) Huawei
12 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
13 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
13 3 (13.64%) Degree
13 3 (13.64%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) Legal
14 1 (4.55%) C

RANAP
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 RANAP 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 RANAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) 3G
2 16 (72.73%) SGSN
2 16 (72.73%) LTE
3 12 (54.55%) VoLTE
3 12 (54.55%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (45.45%) DNS
4 10 (45.45%) 4G
4 10 (45.45%) GGSN
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Designer
2 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Validation
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (31.82%) Ericsson
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Huawei