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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
England / South West
Rank - 143 128
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.54% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £145 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £291
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
336 390 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.10% 13.26% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 247 216
Median daily rate £370 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 49
Median hourly rate £32.75 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.89 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) HP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia