The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 June 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 45
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 2 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.30% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.69% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £270
% change year-on-year +6.06% +22.22%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 165 118 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.78% 17.61% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 208 324
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 9 34
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +62.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £24.88 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in Hertfordshire

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Actix
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MapBasic
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) MapBasic
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Actix
2 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia