The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 29 April 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 78 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.093% 0.19% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 1.07% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £314 £275
% change year-on-year +17.52% +14.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £117.50

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 192 187 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.81% 17.62% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 87
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -41.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £9.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Design
1 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) SLA

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 4G
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Design
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson