The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 412 481 279
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -202
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 184 89 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.17% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 1.29% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 54
Average daily rate
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£310 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7825 6877 7709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3746 3776
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 411 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK.

Radio Access Network Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Radio Access Network
Top 27 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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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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
England +56 172 £310 +14.81% 6
South East +21 123 £310 +14.81% 4
Berkshire +21 81 £313 +15.74% 4
Surrey +12 22 £310 +24.00%
Reading +21 21 £213 -21.29%
Buckinghamshire -2 20 £300 -
Guildford +2 17 £310 +24.00%
London +24 13 £289 -
Newbury +5 9 £369 -10.06% 2
Slough -3 9 £216 -22.07% 1
South West -26 8 - - 1
Hertfordshire +12 6 - -
East of England -7 6 - -
North West -10 3 - -
Amersham - 3 £300 -
Bristol -20 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £325 -
Farnborough - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 219 (66.97%) Telecoms
2 172 (52.60%) 3G
3 148 (45.26%) LTE
4 121 (37.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 109 (33.33%) 4G
6 104 (31.80%) Ericsson
7 95 (29.05%) 2G
8 69 (21.10%) Huawei
9 62 (18.96%) SQL
10 53 (16.21%) UMTS
11 48 (14.68%) GSM
11 48 (14.68%) RNC
12 45 (13.76%) Perl
13 44 (13.46%) ATM
14 42 (12.84%) MS Excel
14 42 (12.84%) Microsoft
14 42 (12.84%) Degree
15 41 (12.54%) SLA
15 41 (12.54%) Nokia
16 40 (12.23%) Project Management
16 40 (12.23%) Linux
16 40 (12.23%) MS Office
17 38 (11.62%) Ethernet
18 37 (11.31%) Oracle
19 35 (10.70%) SDH
19 35 (10.70%) Validation
20 33 (10.09%) UNIX
21 31 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
21 31 (9.48%) MS Visio
21 31 (9.48%) Configuration Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (2.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 40 (12.23%) MS Office
3 31 (9.48%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Maya
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Summit
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 172 (52.60%) 3G
2 148 (45.26%) LTE
3 109 (33.33%) 4G
4 95 (29.05%) 2G
5 53 (16.21%) UMTS
6 48 (14.68%) GSM
6 48 (14.68%) RNC
7 44 (13.46%) ATM
8 38 (11.62%) Ethernet
9 35 (10.70%) SDH
10 29 (8.87%) VoLTE
11 25 (7.65%) 3GPP
12 22 (6.73%) DNS
13 21 (6.42%) Wireless
14 19 (5.81%) SNMP
15 14 (4.28%) RANAP
16 13 (3.98%) Broadband
17 12 (3.67%) SGSN
18 11 (3.36%) Telnet
18 11 (3.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (4.59%) MySQL
4 9 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.22%) MS Access
6 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 219 (66.97%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.12%) Finance
3 11 (3.36%) Back Office
3 11 (3.36%) Billing
4 8 (2.45%) Marketing
5 5 (1.53%) German Language
5 5 (1.53%) Retail
5 5 (1.53%) Front Office
6 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.92%) Electronics
7 3 (0.92%) Automotive
7 3 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 37 (11.31%) RAN Engineer
2 31 (9.48%) Developer
3 30 (9.17%) Field Engineer
4 20 (6.12%) Designer
5 19 (5.81%) Consultant
5 19 (5.81%) Test Engineer
6 16 (4.89%) Analyst
7 15 (4.59%) Architect
7 15 (4.59%) Project Manager
8 11 (3.36%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.36%) Design Engineer
8 11 (3.36%) Database Developer
8 11 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (3.36%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (2.75%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.45%) Service Manager
11 7 (2.14%) Business Process Analyst
11 7 (2.14%) Process Analyst
11 7 (2.14%) Network Manager
11 7 (2.14%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.98%) XML
2 8 (2.45%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (2.45%) .NET
3 2 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.36%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.75%) GIS
4 5 (1.53%) User Experience
5 4 (1.22%) PMI
6 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.61%) Handset
7 2 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.23%) Linux
2 33 (10.09%) UNIX
3 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.23%) Project Management
2 35 (10.70%) Validation
3 31 (9.48%) Configuration Management
4 28 (8.56%) Network Planning
5 27 (8.26%) WFM
6 26 (7.95%) Performance Management
6 26 (7.95%) Line Management
7 25 (7.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 25 (7.65%) ITIL
8 23 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (5.50%) ETL
10 14 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (3.98%) Capacity Management
11 13 (3.98%) eTOM
12 12 (3.67%) PRINCE2
12 12 (3.67%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.67%) Network Architecture
13 11 (3.36%) Coaching
14 10 (3.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.96%) SQL
2 45 (13.76%) Perl
3 20 (6.12%) C#
4 19 (5.81%) C++
5 14 (4.28%) C
6 12 (3.67%) Python
7 8 (2.45%) Java
8 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (12.84%) Degree
2 10 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.75%) ISEB
3 9 (2.75%) CBAP
4 7 (2.14%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.83%) HND
6 5 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.53%) PMP
7 4 (1.22%) HNC
8 3 (0.92%) CCNP
8 3 (0.92%) CCNA
8 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.61%) CCIE
10 1 (0.31%) CCSP
10 1 (0.31%) CNA
10 1 (0.31%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.31%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.31%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.31%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.54%) SLA
2 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (7.65%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (2.14%) Netcool
3 4 (1.22%) OpenView
4 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 121 (37.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 104 (31.80%) Ericsson
3 69 (21.10%) Huawei
4 42 (12.84%) Microsoft
5 41 (12.54%) Nokia
6 37 (11.31%) Oracle
7 26 (7.95%) Business Objects
8 25 (7.65%) Nortel
9 22 (6.73%) Greenplum
10 18 (5.50%) Mapinfo
11 17 (5.20%) Cisco
12 12 (3.67%) Cramer
13 6 (1.83%) IBM
14 5 (1.53%) Citrix
14 5 (1.53%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.53%) F5
14 5 (1.53%) Talend
15 4 (1.22%) Amdocs
15 4 (1.22%) BMC
15 4 (1.22%) HP
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