The table below looks at the statistics for RANAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RANAP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 606 - 532
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RANAP 3 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% - 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
8296 7193 7309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.88% 13.22% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4513 3824 3630
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 391 579
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

RANAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RANAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RANAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RANAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RANAP within the UK.

RANAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RANAP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RANAP within the UK.

RANAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RANAP
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RANAP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
Berkshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
England - 2 - -
Reading - 1 - -

RANAP
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RANAP 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 RANAP.

1 12 (92.31%) 3G
1 12 (92.31%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (69.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (53.85%) VoLTE
4 7 (53.85%) LTE
4 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (53.85%) Validation
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) SGSN
5 6 (46.15%) 4G
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
6 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 5 (38.46%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
8 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Legal
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
10 1 (7.69%) NBAP
10 1 (7.69%) GGSN
10 1 (7.69%) RNC
10 1 (7.69%) Remedy
10 1 (7.69%) CNA
10 1 (7.69%) Novell Certification
10 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
10 1 (7.69%) UNIX
10 1 (7.69%) ATM
10 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RANAP 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 RANAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) 3G
1 12 (92.31%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (53.85%) VoLTE
2 7 (53.85%) LTE
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) SGSN
3 6 (46.15%) 4G
4 1 (7.69%) NBAP
4 1 (7.69%) GGSN
4 1 (7.69%) RNC
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Design Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CNA
2 1 (7.69%) Novell Certification
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (30.77%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects