Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 April 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)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 746 721 673
Rank change year-on-year -25 -48 -213
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 97 97 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.81% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 47
England median daily rate £400 £369 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +18.95% +11.21%
10th Percentile £249 £199 £181
90th Percentile £495 £650 £750
UK median daily rate £400 £369 £310
% change year-on-year +8.47% +18.95% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
England median hourly rate £16.50 - £27.50
10th Percentile £16.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £28.15 - £28.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 - £27.50

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,254 12,017 14,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.24% 14.23% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,583 7,335 8,634
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £218
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +2.85% +0.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 657 642
England median hourly rate £19.76 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.09% -14.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.24 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -12.53% -13.73% +13.33%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in England

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in England

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in England over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Radio Access Network in England

Radio Access Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Access Network in England

Radio Access Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in England over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Radio Access Network in England

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the England region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -15 67 £375 +29.31%
London -35 17 £425 -34.62% 2
South West +13 11 £400 +21.86%
North West -10 1 - -
North of England -15 1 - -
Radio Access Network
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 England region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 63 (64.95%) Telecoms
2 32 (32.99%) 4G
3 30 (30.93%) 3G
4 26 (26.80%) 2G
5 16 (16.49%) ITIL
6 15 (15.46%) Huawei
7 14 (14.43%) SLA
8 13 (13.40%) LTE
9 12 (12.37%) Ericsson
10 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (11.34%) Service Management
11 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.28%) Service Design
12 9 (9.28%) 5G
12 9 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.28%) IT Strategy
13 8 (8.25%) Migration
13 8 (8.25%) Finance
13 8 (8.25%) Wireless
13 8 (8.25%) Nokia
13 8 (8.25%) Degree
14 7 (7.22%) VoLTE
14 7 (7.22%) Broadband
14 7 (7.22%) GSM
14 7 (7.22%) Ethernet
14 7 (7.22%) Customer Requirements
15 6 (6.19%) Legal
15 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.19%) High Availability
15 6 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.12%) AutoCAD
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) IaaS
1 2 (2.06%) PaaS
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.99%) 4G
2 30 (30.93%) 3G
3 26 (26.80%) 2G
4 13 (13.40%) LTE
5 9 (9.28%) 5G
6 8 (8.25%) Wireless
7 7 (7.22%) Broadband
7 7 (7.22%) Ethernet
7 7 (7.22%) GSM
7 7 (7.22%) VoLTE
8 4 (4.12%) UMTS
9 3 (3.09%) HSPA
9 3 (3.09%) IPsec
9 3 (3.09%) SDH
9 3 (3.09%) WCDMA
10 2 (2.06%) OSPF
10 2 (2.06%) SCTP
10 2 (2.06%) VoWiFi
10 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) GIS
2 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.03%) MS Access
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
1 2 (2.06%) ScriptRunner
General
1 63 (64.95%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (16.49%) Architect
2 10 (10.31%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (10.31%) Strategy Architect
3 9 (9.28%) Service Manager
4 8 (8.25%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (8.25%) Network Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Network Performance Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Performance Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Network Services Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Service Performance Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Databuild Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Designer
7 4 (4.12%) ITIL Service Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Service Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) Service Management
3 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (9.28%) IT Strategy
4 9 (9.28%) Service Design
5 8 (8.25%) Migration
6 7 (7.22%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (6.19%) High Availability
8 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.15%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (5.15%) Project Management
9 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.12%) eTOM
9 4 (4.12%) Line Management
9 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.12%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.12%) SWOT Analysis
9 4 (4.12%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.09%) Perl
1 3 (3.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.03%) Java
2 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.03%) APMP
4 1 (1.03%) CISM
4 1 (1.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.03%) PhD
4 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) SLA
2 6 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.03%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Huawei
2 12 (12.37%) Ericsson
3 8 (8.25%) Nokia
4 4 (4.12%) Google
4 4 (4.12%) Mapinfo
5 3 (3.09%) Arqiva
6 2 (2.06%) Actix
6 2 (2.06%) Amdocs
6 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.06%) Cramer
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.06%) Samsung
7 1 (1.03%) BMC
7 1 (1.03%) BT
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
7 1 (1.03%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.03%) VMware