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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 534 382 484
Rank change year-on-year
-152 +102
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 85 227 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 3.02% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 48 11
Average daily rate £310 £283 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £364 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £283 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7518 7523 6488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 14.85% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4420 4209 3417
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 426 385
Average hourly rate £27.66 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -128 82 £310 +9.73% 2
South East -85 54 £270 -5.26% 1
Berkshire -42 39 £325 +13.04% 1
Reading -21 11 £215 -12.69% 1
South West -4 10 £330 +15.78% 1
Bristol +3 9 £330 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 7 - -
Surrey -34 7 £270 +3.84%
London -10 6 £325 -
East of England +1 5 £325 -
Bracknell +1 5 - -
Slough -7 5 - -
Coventry 0 4 £240 +15.66%
West Midlands -18 4 £240 +15.66%
Hertfordshire +7 3 £310 -
Guildford -14 3 - -
City of London +39 2 £325 -
Glasgow +10 2 - -
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Scotland -10 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 -
Huntingdon - 2 £325 -
Newbury -10 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 £130 -
North West -23 1 £130 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £313 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £130 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 - -

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 106 (56.68%) 3G
3 85 (45.45%) 4G
4 74 (39.57%) 2G
5 56 (29.95%) LTE
6 55 (29.41%) Huawei
7 41 (21.93%) Ericsson
8 36 (19.25%) Nokia
9 33 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 29 (15.51%) Project Management
11 27 (14.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 26 (13.90%) MS Office
13 22 (11.76%) Unix
13 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 21 (11.23%) Linux
15 20 (10.70%) SQL
16 19 (10.16%) SLA
16 19 (10.16%) Back Office
16 19 (10.16%) Degree
17 18 (9.63%) MS Visio
18 17 (9.09%) MySQL
18 17 (9.09%) Oracle
18 17 (9.09%) ITIL
18 17 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
18 17 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (9.09%) RNC
19 16 (8.56%) Configuration Management
20 15 (8.02%) GSM
20 15 (8.02%) UMTS
20 15 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 33 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.90%) MS Office
3 18 (9.63%) MS Visio
4 17 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.14%) MS Project
5 4 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.60%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 106 (56.68%) 3G
2 85 (45.45%) 4G
3 74 (39.57%) 2G
4 56 (29.95%) LTE
5 17 (9.09%) RNC
6 15 (8.02%) GSM
6 15 (8.02%) UMTS
7 12 (6.42%) MPLS
8 11 (5.88%) ATM
9 10 (5.35%) Ethernet
10 9 (4.81%) VoLTE
11 8 (4.28%) DHCP
11 8 (4.28%) DNS
11 8 (4.28%) Node B
11 8 (4.28%) SDH
11 8 (4.28%) Wireless
12 7 (3.74%) VLAN
13 6 (3.21%) 3GPP
13 6 (3.21%) IPsec
13 6 (3.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.09%) MySQL
1 17 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (5.35%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.07%) GIS
5 2 (1.07%) MS Access
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 119 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.16%) Back Office
3 10 (5.35%) Finance
4 4 (2.14%) German Language
4 4 (2.14%) Law
4 4 (2.14%) Legal
5 3 (1.60%) Billing
6 2 (1.07%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (22.99%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (6.95%) Back Office Engineer
2 13 (6.95%) Support Engineer
3 12 (6.42%) Analyst
3 12 (6.42%) Developer
4 11 (5.88%) Designer
4 11 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 9 (4.81%) Consultant
5 9 (4.81%) Design Engineer
5 9 (4.81%) Telecoms Manager
6 8 (4.28%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.28%) OSS Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) Transmission Engineer
8 6 (3.21%) Architect
8 6 (3.21%) Databuild Engineer
8 6 (3.21%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.67%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.67%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (2.67%) Telecoms Analyst
9 5 (2.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.42%) XML
2 10 (5.35%) .NET
2 10 (5.35%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.35%) Classic ASP
2 10 (5.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.95%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.21%) Statistics
4 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.60%) PMI
5 2 (1.07%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.07%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.07%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.07%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.76%) Unix
2 21 (11.23%) Linux
3 8 (4.28%) Windows
4 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.51%) Project Management
2 17 (9.09%) ITIL
3 16 (8.56%) Configuration Management
4 15 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (8.02%) Performance Management
5 14 (7.49%) Fault Management
6 13 (6.95%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (6.42%) PRINCE2
8 10 (5.35%) Network Planning
9 9 (4.81%) Business Analysis
9 9 (4.81%) Change Management
9 9 (4.81%) Validation
9 9 (4.81%) Web Development
10 8 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.28%) ETL
10 8 (4.28%) Network Architecture
11 7 (3.74%) Capacity Management
11 7 (3.74%) Change Control
11 7 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.74%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.70%) SQL
2 12 (6.42%) C#
2 12 (6.42%) C++
3 10 (5.35%) Perl
4 6 (3.21%) VBA
5 2 (1.07%) Java
5 2 (1.07%) Korn
5 2 (1.07%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Erlang
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (10.16%) Degree
2 8 (4.28%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.74%) HNC
4 6 (3.21%) PMP
5 5 (2.67%) HND
5 5 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.14%) CBAP
6 4 (2.14%) ISEB
7 2 (1.07%) CCNP
7 2 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CFA
8 1 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) GCP
2 1 (0.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (8.02%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.14%) OPNET
3 1 (0.53%) Netcool
3 1 (0.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 55 (29.41%) Huawei
2 41 (21.93%) Ericsson
3 36 (19.25%) Nokia
4 27 (14.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 22 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 17 (9.09%) Oracle
7 12 (6.42%) Nortel
8 11 (5.88%) Citrix
8 11 (5.88%) Mapinfo
9 9 (4.81%) Remedy
10 7 (3.74%) BT
10 7 (3.74%) Cramer
10 7 (3.74%) Greenplum
11 5 (2.67%) Amdocs
12 4 (2.14%) Siemens
12 4 (2.14%) Talend
13 3 (1.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.60%) Cerion
13 3 (1.60%) NEC
13 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
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