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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 488 502 450
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -52
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 125 94 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 1.29% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £258 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £280
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7765 7290 7080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.16% 13.78% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4374 3937 3592
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 393 529
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.66 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 2015.

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 25 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 7 July 2015. 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 +6 102 £288 +11.65% 4
South East +12 81 £270 +4.85% 3
Berkshire +42 73 £270 +4.85% 3
Reading +14 25 £285 -8.06% 1
Slough +16 13 £250 - 1
East of England +4 7 £328 +41.62%
Hertfordshire +1 7 £328 +41.62%
Maidenhead - 6 £260 -
Buckinghamshire -5 5 - -
Newbury -1 4 £310 +20.38% 1
Bracknell -1 4 - -
Guildford -6 3 - -
Surrey -8 3 - -
London -12 3 £325 +13.04%
South West -13 2 £275 -
North West -21 2 £150 -38.77%
Leeds - 2 £118 -
Bristol - 2 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £118 -
Yorkshire - 2 £118 -
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £150 -
Bury - 1 £150 -
Chester - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 286 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 200 (51.28%) 3G
3 150 (38.46%) LTE
4 143 (36.67%) 4G
4 143 (36.67%) 2G
5 136 (34.87%) Ericsson
6 112 (28.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 106 (27.18%) GSM
8 93 (23.85%) UMTS
9 80 (20.51%) SDH
10 76 (19.49%) SLA
11 73 (18.72%) ATM
12 72 (18.46%) RNC
13 66 (16.92%) Ethernet
14 61 (15.64%) SQL
15 59 (15.13%) Line Management
16 58 (14.87%) UNIX
17 55 (14.10%) Huawei
18 53 (13.59%) MS Excel
19 52 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (13.08%) WFM
20 51 (13.08%) Perl
21 48 (12.31%) Nokia
22 45 (11.54%) Oracle
23 41 (10.51%) GPRS
24 40 (10.26%) Linux
24 40 (10.26%) Network Planning
24 40 (10.26%) Performance Management
25 38 (9.74%) MS Office
26 37 (9.49%) Configuration Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 38 (9.74%) MS Office
3 26 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 18 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.79%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 200 (51.28%) 3G
2 150 (38.46%) LTE
3 143 (36.67%) 4G
3 143 (36.67%) 2G
4 106 (27.18%) GSM
5 93 (23.85%) UMTS
6 80 (20.51%) SDH
7 73 (18.72%) ATM
8 72 (18.46%) RNC
9 66 (16.92%) Ethernet
10 41 (10.51%) GPRS
11 30 (7.69%) VoLTE
12 29 (7.44%) HSPA
13 28 (7.18%) Wireless
14 24 (6.15%) 3GPP
15 23 (5.90%) SNMP
16 20 (5.13%) Telnet
16 20 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (4.36%) MPLS
18 16 (4.10%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.15%) MySQL
2 21 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (5.13%) MS Access
4 17 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 286 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.10%) Finance
3 15 (3.85%) Electronics
4 9 (2.31%) Back Office
5 5 (1.28%) Retail
5 5 (1.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.03%) German Language
6 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (0.77%) Billing
8 2 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (15.38%) Field Engineer
1 60 (15.38%) RAN Engineer
2 36 (9.23%) Developer
3 21 (5.38%) Analyst
3 21 (5.38%) Project Manager
4 18 (4.62%) Performance Engineer
5 17 (4.36%) Design Engineer
6 16 (4.10%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 15 (3.85%) Designer
8 14 (3.59%) Integration Engineer
9 13 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (3.08%) Project Engineer
10 12 (3.08%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.31%) Architect
12 8 (2.05%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.05%) Test Engineer
12 8 (2.05%) Implementation Manager
12 8 (2.05%) RAN Configuration Engineer
12 8 (2.05%) Configuration Engineer
13 7 (1.79%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.69%) XML
2 12 (3.08%) .NET
3 11 (2.82%) Web Services
4 9 (2.31%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.28%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.33%) PKI
3 12 (3.08%) PMI
4 9 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.77%) Statistics
8 2 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.51%) Handset
9 1 (0.26%) Economics
9 1 (0.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.87%) UNIX
2 40 (10.26%) Linux
3 8 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.13%) Line Management
2 52 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (13.08%) WFM
4 40 (10.26%) Performance Management
4 40 (10.26%) Network Planning
5 37 (9.49%) Configuration Management
6 35 (8.97%) Project Management
7 25 (6.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (5.38%) Validation
9 18 (4.62%) Network Design
10 17 (4.36%) ETL
10 17 (4.36%) PRINCE2
11 16 (4.10%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.59%) ITIL
13 11 (2.82%) Resource Management
13 11 (2.82%) Fault Management
14 10 (2.56%) Web Development
14 10 (2.56%) Service Management
14 10 (2.56%) Change Management
14 10 (2.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.64%) SQL
2 51 (13.08%) Perl
3 27 (6.92%) C++
4 22 (5.64%) C
4 22 (5.64%) C#
5 13 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (0.26%) VBA
6 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.26%) Ruby
6 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (7.95%) Degree
2 20 (5.13%) HND
3 17 (4.36%) HNC
4 14 (3.59%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.56%) CCNP
5 10 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.05%) CCNA
7 5 (1.28%) ISEB
8 4 (1.03%) PMP
9 3 (0.77%) CBAP
10 2 (0.51%) CCSA
10 2 (0.51%) CCSE
10 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.51%) CISSP
11 1 (0.26%) CNA
11 1 (0.26%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (19.49%) SLA
2 3 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (6.15%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (1.54%) Netcool
3 3 (0.77%) HP NNM
3 3 (0.77%) OpenView
4 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 136 (34.87%) Ericsson
2 112 (28.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 55 (14.10%) Huawei
4 48 (12.31%) Nokia
5 45 (11.54%) Oracle
6 30 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 30 (7.69%) Nortel
7 19 (4.87%) Greenplum
8 18 (4.62%) Business Objects
9 17 (4.36%) Mapinfo
10 16 (4.10%) Amdocs
11 15 (3.85%) Cramer
12 8 (2.05%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.79%) Actix
14 6 (1.54%) Cisco
15 4 (1.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 3 (0.77%) Siemens
16 3 (0.77%) HP
16 3 (0.77%) Remedy
16 3 (0.77%) SevOne
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