The first table below looks at the demand for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Surrey region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 63 60 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +42
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 37 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.40% 1.99% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 11.40% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £265 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +116.98%
Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
239 228 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.53% 17.46% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 105 118
Average daily rate £360 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 33 (71.74%) 3G
2 32 (69.57%) Telecoms
3 29 (63.04%) Ericsson
4 24 (52.17%) LTE
5 23 (50.00%) 2G
6 18 (39.13%) Huawei
7 17 (36.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 17 (36.96%) NEC
8 15 (32.61%) Nortel
9 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
9 14 (30.43%) Nokia
10 12 (26.09%) Network Planning
10 12 (26.09%) NSN NetAct
11 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
12 10 (21.74%) Logistics
12 10 (21.74%) ATM
12 10 (21.74%) Perl
12 10 (21.74%) Oracle
13 9 (19.57%) SDH
13 9 (19.57%) DWDM
14 8 (17.39%) 4G
14 8 (17.39%) Supplier Management
14 8 (17.39%) Mapinfo
14 8 (17.39%) Finance
15 7 (15.22%) SNMP
15 7 (15.22%) UNIX
15 7 (15.22%) Greenplum
16 6 (13.04%) MySQL
16 6 (13.04%) XML
16 6 (13.04%) ETL

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) 3G
2 24 (52.17%) LTE
3 23 (50.00%) 2G
4 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
5 10 (21.74%) ATM
6 9 (19.57%) SDH
6 9 (19.57%) DWDM
7 8 (17.39%) 4G
8 7 (15.22%) SNMP
9 6 (13.04%) TELNET
10 5 (10.87%) BT 21CN
11 3 (6.52%) MPLS
12 2 (4.35%) OSPF
12 2 (4.35%) BGP
12 2 (4.35%) RSVP
12 2 (4.35%) VPN
12 2 (4.35%) VRRP
12 2 (4.35%) HSRP
13 1 (2.17%) FWSM
13 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) MS Access
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Databuild Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Design Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Transmission Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Telecoms Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Telecoms Developer
8 1 (2.17%) OSS Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Network Planning
2 10 (21.74%) Logistics
3 8 (17.39%) Supplier Management
4 6 (13.04%) ETL
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Web Development
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Fault Management
9 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.17%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Perl
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) C++
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CCNP
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.17%) CCSA
1 1 (2.17%) CCSE
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Ericsson
2 18 (39.13%) Huawei
3 17 (36.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (36.96%) NEC
4 15 (32.61%) Nortel
5 14 (30.43%) Nokia
6 10 (21.74%) Oracle
7 8 (17.39%) Mapinfo
8 7 (15.22%) Greenplum
9 5 (10.87%) Talend
9 5 (10.87%) BT
10 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco
10 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) F5