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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 461 487 370
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -117
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 136 108 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.55% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £256 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £338 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £256 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £117.50 £12.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+879.16% -79.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £57.50

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
7758 6968 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.16% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4356 3782 3405
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 384 542
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -14.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.97 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 30 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 29 May 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 +5 117 £263 +14.13% 4
South East +6 85 £258 +11.95% 3
Berkshire +32 77 £260 +20.93% 3
Reading +13 27 £275 -12.69%
Slough +9 10 £250 - 2
East of England +7 5 £325 +20.93%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 - -
Hertfordshire -9 5 £325 +20.93%
North West -15 5 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £123 -
Yorkshire - 5 £123 -
Leeds - 5 £123 -
Bracknell -3 4 £263 +14.13%
Newbury -4 4 £295 +68.57%
Manchester - 4 £375 -
Maidenhead +8 3 - -
West Midlands -10 3 - -
South West +14 2 £275 -
Bristol +9 2 £275 -
London +2 2 £550 - 1
Surrey -15 2 £255 -3.77%
Guildford -20 2 £255 -3.77%
Coventry 0 1 - -
Warrington -6 1 - -
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Cheshire -11 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 291 (72.39%) Telecoms
2 199 (49.50%) 3G
3 160 (39.80%) Ericsson
4 154 (38.31%) 2G
5 147 (36.57%) LTE
6 133 (33.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 127 (31.59%) 4G
8 114 (28.36%) GSM
9 102 (25.37%) UMTS
10 93 (23.13%) RNC
11 91 (22.64%) ATM
12 89 (22.14%) SLA
13 88 (21.89%) SDH
14 76 (18.91%) Ethernet
15 68 (16.92%) Line Management
16 63 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (15.42%) WFM
18 59 (14.68%) Nokia
19 57 (14.18%) SQL
20 55 (13.68%) Huawei
21 51 (12.69%) Perl
22 50 (12.44%) Network Planning
23 40 (9.95%) GPRS
24 39 (9.70%) UNIX
24 39 (9.70%) MS Excel
24 39 (9.70%) Oracle
25 34 (8.46%) Linux
25 34 (8.46%) NSN NetAct
26 33 (8.21%) Wireless
26 33 (8.21%) Project Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.72%) MS Office
3 18 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.73%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.74%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 199 (49.50%) 3G
2 154 (38.31%) 2G
3 147 (36.57%) LTE
4 127 (31.59%) 4G
5 114 (28.36%) GSM
6 102 (25.37%) UMTS
7 93 (23.13%) RNC
8 91 (22.64%) ATM
9 88 (21.89%) SDH
10 76 (18.91%) Ethernet
11 40 (9.95%) GPRS
12 33 (8.21%) Wireless
13 26 (6.47%) HSPA
14 24 (5.97%) VoLTE
15 23 (5.72%) 3GPP
16 19 (4.73%) SNMP
16 19 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (3.98%) WiMAX
17 16 (3.98%) Telnet
17 16 (3.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.98%) MySQL
3 16 (3.98%) MS Access
4 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 291 (72.39%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.22%) Finance
3 15 (3.73%) Electronics
4 7 (1.74%) Back Office
5 5 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (0.75%) German Language
6 3 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (17.66%) Field Engineer
2 67 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
3 28 (6.97%) Project Manager
4 23 (5.72%) Developer
5 18 (4.48%) Design Engineer
5 18 (4.48%) Performance Engineer
5 18 (4.48%) Analyst
6 17 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
7 16 (3.98%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 13 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (3.23%) Project Engineer
9 12 (2.99%) Network Planner
9 12 (2.99%) Architect
10 11 (2.74%) Designer
10 11 (2.74%) Configuration Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) RAN Configuration Engineer
11 10 (2.49%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 10 (2.49%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.24%) Network Manager
13 7 (1.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.72%) XML
2 2 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.25%) Web Services
3 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.23%) PMI
3 9 (2.24%) PKI
4 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.75%) Statistics
6 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.50%) Handset
8 1 (0.25%) Informatics
8 1 (0.25%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.70%) UNIX
2 34 (8.46%) Linux
3 8 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.92%) Line Management
2 63 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (15.42%) WFM
4 50 (12.44%) Network Planning
5 33 (8.21%) Project Management
6 28 (6.97%) Performance Management
7 25 (6.22%) Configuration Management
8 20 (4.98%) PRINCE2
9 18 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 17 (4.23%) Network Design
11 16 (3.98%) ITIL
11 16 (3.98%) ETL
12 15 (3.73%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (3.23%) Service Management
15 11 (2.74%) Resource Management
16 10 (2.49%) eTOM
17 9 (2.24%) Fault Management
17 9 (2.24%) Network Management
17 9 (2.24%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.18%) SQL
2 51 (12.69%) Perl
3 25 (6.22%) C
4 17 (4.23%) C++
5 13 (3.23%) Java
6 12 (2.99%) C#
7 7 (1.74%) Python
8 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.25%) VBA
8 1 (0.25%) Ruby
8 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (6.72%) Degree
2 19 (4.73%) HND
3 16 (3.98%) HNC
4 15 (3.73%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.74%) CCNP
5 7 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.49%) ISEB
7 5 (1.24%) CCNA
8 4 (1.00%) CBAP
9 3 (0.75%) PMP
10 2 (0.50%) CCSE
10 2 (0.50%) CCSA
10 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.50%) CISSP
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CNA
11 1 (0.25%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (22.14%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 34 (8.46%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (1.24%) Netcool
3 3 (0.75%) OpenView
3 3 (0.75%) HP NNM
4 2 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 160 (39.80%) Ericsson
2 133 (33.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 59 (14.68%) Nokia
4 55 (13.68%) Huawei
5 39 (9.70%) Oracle
6 32 (7.96%) Nortel
7 25 (6.22%) Cramer
8 23 (5.72%) Business Objects
9 22 (5.47%) Greenplum
10 19 (4.73%) Microsoft
10 19 (4.73%) Amdocs
11 14 (3.48%) Mapinfo
12 8 (1.99%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.74%) Actix
14 6 (1.49%) Remedy
15 5 (1.24%) Cisco
16 4 (1.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 3 (0.75%) Siemens
17 3 (0.75%) HP
17 3 (0.75%) SevOne
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