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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
UK
Rank 561 545 383
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -162
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 41 82 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.16% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.08% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 59
Median daily rate £375 £314 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +18.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £199 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £750 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £314 £265
% change year-on-year
+11.55% +18.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
6711 7583 7851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.58% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4187 4469 4290
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 324 451
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 38 £400 +27.49% 2
South East -9 25 £260 -16.80%
Berkshire -12 20 £260 -22.96%
Reading +13 12 £260 -21.50%
South West -4 5 £282 -14.54% 1
Bristol -5 5 £282 -14.54% 1
North West +26 4 £600 +361.53%
Manchester +15 4 £600 +361.53%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 - -
London +19 2 £650 -
West Midlands +4 1 £425 -
Surrey 0 1 - -
Guildford -3 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £120 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £120 -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £120 -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 49 (59.04%) Telecoms
2 46 (55.42%) 3G
3 40 (48.19%) 2G
3 40 (48.19%) 4G
4 38 (45.78%) LTE
5 25 (30.12%) VoLTE
6 20 (24.10%) Huawei
7 18 (21.69%) Ericsson
8 16 (19.28%) Nokia
9 14 (16.87%) Project Management
10 12 (14.46%) GSM
11 10 (12.05%) 3GPP
11 10 (12.05%) UMTS
11 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.84%) Diameter Protocol
12 9 (10.84%) Nokia Networks
12 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (9.64%) MVNO
13 8 (9.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (9.64%) Security Testing
13 8 (9.64%) Firewall
13 8 (9.64%) SQL
13 8 (9.64%) MS Office
13 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
14 7 (8.43%) ITIL
14 7 (8.43%) HND
14 7 (8.43%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (8.43%) Performance Management
15 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.23%) Service Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.20%) Apache
1 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Office
3 5 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 46 (55.42%) 3G
2 40 (48.19%) 2G
2 40 (48.19%) 4G
3 38 (45.78%) LTE
4 25 (30.12%) VoLTE
5 12 (14.46%) GSM
6 10 (12.05%) 3GPP
6 10 (12.05%) UMTS
7 9 (10.84%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (9.64%) Firewall
8 8 (9.64%) MVNO
9 5 (6.02%) UTRAN
10 4 (4.82%) Wireless
11 3 (3.61%) ATM
12 2 (2.41%) DHCP
12 2 (2.41%) DNS
12 2 (2.41%) GPRS
12 2 (2.41%) SNMP
12 2 (2.41%) Telnet
12 2 (2.41%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.61%) MS Access
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) QlikView
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 49 (59.04%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Optimisation Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) 3G Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) 4G Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (10.84%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Mobile Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.43%) VoLTE Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Designer
7 6 (7.23%) Radio Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) LTE Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Telecoms Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Unix
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) Project Management
2 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (9.64%) Security Testing
4 7 (8.43%) ITIL
4 7 (8.43%) Performance Management
4 7 (8.43%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (7.23%) Service Management
6 5 (6.02%) Resource Management
6 5 (6.02%) Validation
7 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.82%) Network Design
7 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.82%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.61%) Fault Management
8 3 (3.61%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.61%) Migration
8 3 (3.61%) Presales
8 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) C++
3 2 (2.41%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) MapBasic
3 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.41%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
4 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) HND
2 5 (6.02%) HNC
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) CCNP
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
3 2 (2.41%) PMO
3 2 (2.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.41%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Huawei
2 18 (21.69%) Ericsson
3 16 (19.28%) Nokia
4 9 (10.84%) Nokia Networks
5 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.02%) Samsung
7 4 (4.82%) Cramer
7 4 (4.82%) Greenplum
7 4 (4.82%) Mapinfo
7 4 (4.82%) Nortel
8 3 (3.61%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle
8 3 (3.61%) Tellabs
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix
9 2 (2.41%) Remedy
10 1 (1.20%) BT
10 1 (1.20%) Juniper
10 1 (1.20%) NEC
10 1 (1.20%) SAP
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
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