Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 January 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 631 617 597
Rank change year-on-year -14 -20 -9
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.032% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.28% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
London median daily rate - £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.46% +85.71%
England median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.28% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £51.31 - -
England median hourly rate £44.40 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +48.01% - -

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,699 5,300 5,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.64% 11.41% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,191 3,637 3,627
London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 144 150
London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -5.12% -10.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.15 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.29 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in London

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in London

Radio Access Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Access Network in London

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Central London -9 1 - - 1
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Anycast
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) AWK
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) GGSN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
3 1 (16.67%) SGSN
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) VoWiFi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) XCAP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Subject Matter Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) API Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Empirix
2 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) VMware