The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 114 102
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.52% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £240 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £291
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
325 263 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.49% 10.97% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 128 147
Median daily rate £375 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Radio Access Network across the West Midlands region.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands