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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 372 466 288
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -178
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 246 137 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.24% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 1.88% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 17 41
Average daily rate
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£265 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £339 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
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
8210 7293 7310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.68% 12.97% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 3837 3625
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 410 573
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 20 April 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 26 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 20 April 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 +82 223 £261 +0.48% 6
South East +42 132 £283 +61.42%
Berkshire +38 97 £285 +62.85%
Reading +21 25 £275 -
Newbury +6 24 £290 +65.71%
North West -10 19 £260 +1.96% 1
South West +15 16 £285 -
West Yorkshire - 14 £123 -
Yorkshire - 14 £123 -
Leeds - 13 £123 -
Slough +10 11 £323 -
London +4 11 - - 3
Manchester -6 8 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 6 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
East of England +30 4 £325 -3.70% 2
Scotland +2 4 - -
Hertfordshire +12 3 £325 -3.70% 2
Hampshire +2 2 - -
Bracknell 0 2 £263 -
Amersham +1 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 313 (71.46%) Telecoms
2 215 (49.09%) 3G
3 184 (42.01%) Ericsson
4 164 (37.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 163 (37.21%) 2G
5 163 (37.21%) LTE
6 137 (31.28%) 4G
7 123 (28.08%) GSM
8 112 (25.57%) UMTS
9 103 (23.52%) RNC
10 101 (23.06%) SLA
11 96 (21.92%) ATM
12 95 (21.69%) SDH
13 85 (19.41%) Ethernet
14 74 (16.89%) Line Management
15 71 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
15 71 (16.21%) WFM
16 70 (15.98%) Huawei
16 70 (15.98%) SQL
17 63 (14.38%) Nokia
18 62 (14.16%) Perl
19 52 (11.87%) Network Planning
20 49 (11.19%) MS Excel
21 46 (10.50%) Oracle
22 42 (9.59%) Linux
23 40 (9.13%) UNIX
23 40 (9.13%) GPRS
23 40 (9.13%) Project Management
24 39 (8.90%) Nortel
25 37 (8.45%) Configuration Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 7 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.76%) MS Office
3 20 (4.57%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.60%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (2.97%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 215 (49.09%) 3G
2 163 (37.21%) 2G
2 163 (37.21%) LTE
3 137 (31.28%) 4G
4 123 (28.08%) GSM
5 112 (25.57%) UMTS
6 103 (23.52%) RNC
7 96 (21.92%) ATM
8 95 (21.69%) SDH
9 85 (19.41%) Ethernet
10 40 (9.13%) GPRS
11 35 (7.99%) Wireless
12 31 (7.08%) HSPA
13 26 (5.94%) VoLTE
14 22 (5.02%) 3GPP
15 20 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (3.88%) DNS
17 16 (3.65%) WiMAX
18 15 (3.42%) GPON
18 15 (3.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.34%) MySQL
4 17 (3.88%) MS Access
5 7 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 313 (71.46%) Telecoms
2 29 (6.62%) Finance
3 12 (2.74%) Electronics
4 9 (2.05%) Back Office
5 6 (1.37%) Marketing
6 4 (0.91%) Legal
6 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.91%) German Language
7 2 (0.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.23%) French Language
8 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 81 (18.49%) Field Engineer
2 63 (14.38%) RAN Engineer
3 31 (7.08%) Developer
4 30 (6.85%) Project Manager
5 22 (5.02%) Design Engineer
6 18 (4.11%) Integration Engineer
7 16 (3.65%) Analyst
8 15 (3.42%) Designer
9 14 (3.20%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.20%) Performance Engineer
10 12 (2.74%) Network Planner
10 12 (2.74%) Project Engineer
10 12 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (2.74%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 12 (2.74%) RAN Performance Engineer
11 11 (2.51%) RAN Configuration Engineer
11 11 (2.51%) Configuration Engineer
12 10 (2.28%) Architect
12 10 (2.28%) Technical Support
13 9 (2.05%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.02%) XML
2 6 (1.37%) .NET
3 3 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.97%) PMI
3 7 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.14%) PKI
4 5 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.68%) Statistics
5 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.46%) Handset
6 2 (0.46%) GIS
7 1 (0.23%) Economics
7 1 (0.23%) Informatics
7 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.59%) Linux
2 40 (9.13%) UNIX
3 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.89%) Line Management
2 71 (16.21%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (16.21%) WFM
3 52 (11.87%) Network Planning
4 40 (9.13%) Project Management
5 37 (8.45%) Configuration Management
6 35 (7.99%) Performance Management
7 24 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 23 (5.25%) PRINCE2
9 22 (5.02%) ITIL
10 21 (4.79%) ETL
10 21 (4.79%) Requirements Analysis
11 19 (4.34%) Validation
12 15 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (3.20%) Service Management
13 14 (3.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (2.97%) Network Design
15 12 (2.74%) Change Management
15 12 (2.74%) Resource Management
16 11 (2.51%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.98%) SQL
2 62 (14.16%) Perl
3 30 (6.85%) C
4 22 (5.02%) C++
5 17 (3.88%) C#
6 14 (3.20%) Java
7 11 (2.51%) Python
8 2 (0.46%) VBA
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (6.16%) Degree
2 21 (4.79%) HND
3 16 (3.65%) HNC
4 15 (3.42%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.60%) ISEB
6 6 (1.37%) CCNP
6 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.14%) CCNA
7 5 (1.14%) CBAP
8 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.68%) PMP
9 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.23%) CCSA
10 1 (0.23%) CCSE
10 1 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (23.06%) SLA
2 4 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 35 (7.99%) NSN NetAct
2 6 (1.37%) Netcool
3 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 184 (42.01%) Ericsson
2 164 (37.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 70 (15.98%) Huawei
4 63 (14.38%) Nokia
5 46 (10.50%) Oracle
6 39 (8.90%) Nortel
7 31 (7.08%) Microsoft
8 25 (5.71%) Business Objects
8 25 (5.71%) Cramer
9 24 (5.48%) Greenplum
10 18 (4.11%) Amdocs
11 11 (2.51%) Mapinfo
12 6 (1.37%) Actix
13 5 (1.14%) Remedy
13 5 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.14%) Cisco
13 5 (1.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 4 (0.91%) Citrix
15 2 (0.46%) Siemens
15 2 (0.46%) ZTE
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