Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 21 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.07% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.73% 1.65% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Bristol median daily rate £388 £363 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +27.75% -
10th Percentile £325 £279 £172
90th Percentile £432 £410 £405
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £284
% change year-on-year +6.90% +27.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 312 243 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.86% 14.36% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 113
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £242
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +80.00%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Radio Access Network as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) 3G
3 7 (33.33%) LTE
3 7 (33.33%) 2G
3 7 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (28.57%) 4G
4 6 (28.57%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (28.57%) CISM
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
4 6 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (28.57%) VLAN
4 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) Huawei
5 5 (23.81%) High Availability
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
6 4 (19.05%) GSM
6 4 (19.05%) Nokia

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) 3G
2 7 (33.33%) 2G
2 7 (33.33%) LTE
3 6 (28.57%) 4G
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
4 4 (19.05%) GSM
5 3 (14.29%) HSPA
5 3 (14.29%) WCDMA
5 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 2 (9.52%) 5G
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) RNC
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (4.76%) Node B
7 1 (4.76%) VoLTE
7 1 (4.76%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
General
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Designer
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Core Network Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
1 7 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 6 (28.57%) SIEM
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
5 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Measurement
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VB
1 3 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) CISM
2 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Huawei
2 4 (19.05%) Nokia
3 2 (9.52%) Actix
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Agilent
4 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) NetScout