The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 130 126 142
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.42% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 3.61% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
Radio Access Network
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
476 360 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.43% 11.72% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 173 253
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 32
Median hourly rate £36.50 £21.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.04% +20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.18 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Radio Access Network across the South West region.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the South West region.

Radio Access Network Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 7 £200 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Radio Access Network
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Project Governance
3 5 (29.41%) 4G
3 5 (29.41%) 2G
3 5 (29.41%) 3G
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) BGP-4
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) LTE
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) GSM
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
7 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) 2G
1 5 (29.41%) 3G
1 5 (29.41%) 4G
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) BGP-4
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 2 (11.76%) GSM
4 2 (11.76%) LTE
5 1 (5.88%) Broadband
5 1 (5.88%) HSPA
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) SMS
5 1 (5.88%) UMTS
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) WCDMA
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Governance
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) MODAF
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Actix
3 1 (5.88%) Huawei
3 1 (5.88%) Nokia