Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RANAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RANAP 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 Application Part (RANAP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 780 838
Rank change year-on-year -58 +58 -19
Contract jobs citing RANAP 5 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% 0.15% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
England median daily rate - £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% -
UK median daily rate - £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.90 £37.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

RANAP 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 12,404 11,688 14,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.47% 14.00% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,679 7,184 8,796
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £223
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £423 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +2.79% +2.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 653 610
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.85
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.95% -18.00% +13.64%

RANAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RANAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RANAP in England

RANAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RANAP in England

RANAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RANAP in England

RANAP
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 RANAP within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 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 -32 5 - -
RANAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RANAP 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 RANAP.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) STL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) MGW
1 5 (100.00%) GCC
1 5 (100.00%) GDB
1 5 (100.00%) SGSN
1 5 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (60.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Trac
2 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) RTP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) GGSN
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading

RANAP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) MGW
1 5 (100.00%) SGSN
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) RTP
3 2 (40.00%) GGSN
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) GCC
1 5 (100.00%) GDB
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Trac
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) STL
2 3 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco