The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Radio Access Network skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 57 59 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 10 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.24% 1.35% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 8.22% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £328 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.86% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £314 £260
% change year-on-year +23.50% +20.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Radio Access Network is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 151 146 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.71% 16.40% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 106 61
Median daily rate £350 £361 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% +0.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +51.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £18.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in Bristol

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Radio Access Network in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Bristol

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Radio Access Network in Bristol

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) 2G
2 5 (50.00%) 3G
3 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) LTE
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
4 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) 5G
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) SCTP

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) 2G
1 5 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (30.00%) 4G
3 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (20.00%) LTE
3 2 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (10.00%) 5G
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) SCTP
4 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) RAN Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Design
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) SAP