Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 84 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 9 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.53% 0.87% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 5.20% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Bristol median daily rate £405 £369 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +39.15% -3.64%
10th Percentile £370 £223 £213
90th Percentile £488 £415 £317
South West median daily rate £405 £369 £265
% change year-on-year +9.83% +39.15% -7.02%
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 224 269 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.11% 16.74% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 182 193
Bristol median daily rate £368 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +0.64% -6.67%
10th Percentile £166 £232 £202
90th Percentile £491 £538 £480
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +6.90% +0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 10
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.97% +19.35% -32.24%
10th Percentile £16.70 £11.92 £8.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.30 £29.13
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +66.67%

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 24 May 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 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) 2G
2 5 (55.56%) 3G
3 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) HSPA
4 3 (33.33%) LTE
4 3 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 3 (33.33%) Broadband
4 3 (33.33%) GSM
5 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Huawei
5 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) SCTP
5 2 (22.22%) Actix
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
5 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Measurement
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring

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 5 (55.56%) 2G
1 5 (55.56%) 3G
2 4 (44.44%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) Broadband
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 3 (33.33%) HSPA
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) WCDMA
4 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) SCTP
4 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
4 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Actix
1 2 (22.22%) Huawei
1 2 (22.22%) Nokia