The table below looks at the statistics for RANAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RANAP over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 639 637 618
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing RANAP 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.012% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £320
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
8506 8009 7009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5156 4451 3814
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 467 401
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

RANAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing RANAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RANAP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire - 2 £350 -
South East - 2 £350 - 1
England - 2 £350 - 1

RANAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RANAP 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 RANAP.

1 11 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
3 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (69.23%) Subversion
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 9 (69.23%) LTE
3 9 (69.23%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) STL
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) OO
3 9 (69.23%) UMTS
3 9 (69.23%) GSM
3 9 (69.23%) RTP
3 9 (69.23%) Cross-Platform Development
3 9 (69.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (69.23%) Trac
4 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (15.38%) 4G
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) SGSN
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) 3G
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) GPRS
6 1 (7.69%) GCP
6 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia

RANAP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (69.23%) GSM
2 9 (69.23%) LTE
2 9 (69.23%) RTP
2 9 (69.23%) UMTS
2 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (15.38%) 3G
4 2 (15.38%) 4G
4 2 (15.38%) GPRS
4 2 (15.38%) SGSN
5 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
5 1 (7.69%) ISUP
5 1 (7.69%) Megaco
5 1 (7.69%) MGW
5 1 (7.69%) MVNO
5 1 (7.69%) RNC
5 1 (7.69%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Subversion
1 9 (69.23%) Trac
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) GSM Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) LTE Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) UMTS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) UMTS Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (69.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Cross-Platform Development
1 9 (69.23%) OO
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia