Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 96 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 23 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.24% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 2.87% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Bristol median daily rate £390 £282 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.30% +18.74% -
10th Percentile £368 £260 £164
90th Percentile £445 £353 £312
South West median daily rate £390 £282 £238
% change year-on-year +38.30% +18.74% -16.67%
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 274 209 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.72% 13.10% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 133 154
Bristol median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -9.39%
10th Percentile £159 £216 £217
90th Percentile £568 £590 £492
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £21.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.34% -23.18% +96.43%
10th Percentile £19.16 £15.54 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £47.63 £47.56
South West median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.22% +0.65% +65.62%

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 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 23 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (47.83%) 3G
3 10 (43.48%) 2G
4 8 (34.78%) LTE
4 8 (34.78%) 4G
5 7 (30.43%) High Availability
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) GSM
7 5 (21.74%) 3GPP
7 5 (21.74%) WCDMA
7 5 (21.74%) Nokia
7 5 (21.74%) Data Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) HSPA
7 5 (21.74%) Huawei
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (17.39%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
8 4 (17.39%) VLAN
8 4 (17.39%) CISM
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) SIEM
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) CISSP

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 11 (47.83%) 3G
2 10 (43.48%) 2G
3 8 (34.78%) 4G
3 8 (34.78%) LTE
4 6 (26.09%) GSM
5 5 (21.74%) 3GPP
5 5 (21.74%) HSPA
5 5 (21.74%) WCDMA
6 4 (17.39%) Broadband
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
7 3 (13.04%) VoLTE
8 2 (8.70%) 5G
8 2 (8.70%) IPsec
8 2 (8.70%) SCTP
9 1 (4.35%) GPRS
9 1 (4.35%) RNC
9 1 (4.35%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
General
1 23 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Core Network Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Data Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Network Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Measurement
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) VB
1 3 (13.04%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Huawei
1 5 (21.74%) Nokia
2 3 (13.04%) Actix
3 1 (4.35%) Agilent
3 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) NetScout