Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 625 635
Rank change year-on-year +92 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 13 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.019% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
London median daily rate £333 - £400
10th Percentile £275 - £350
90th Percentile £409 - £458
England median daily rate £370 £375 £395
% change year-on-year -1.33% -5.06% +43.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
London median hourly rate £46.25 £50.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £43.63 -
% change year-on-year -62.18% - -

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 3,700 5,072 5,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.93% 10.80% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,533 3,478 3,727
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £180 £200 £210
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £413 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -2.94% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 130 147
London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +28.34% +0.67%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.71 £47.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.95% -16.89%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 December 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 +46 2 - -
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 12 (92.31%) LTE
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) Ericsson
3 8 (61.54%) 3G
3 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 7 (53.85%) 4G
4 7 (53.85%) 2G
5 6 (46.15%) Nokia
5 6 (46.15%) Huawei
6 5 (38.46%) Actix
6 5 (38.46%) Network Design
6 5 (38.46%) Validation
6 5 (38.46%) 3GPP
6 5 (38.46%) VoLTE
6 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (30.77%) 5G
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) WCDMA
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
8 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
8 3 (23.08%) JNCIE
8 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Unix
8 3 (23.08%) CCIE
8 3 (23.08%) CCNP
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification

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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LTE
2 8 (61.54%) 3G
2 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
3 7 (53.85%) 2G
3 7 (53.85%) 4G
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) 3GPP
4 5 (38.46%) VoLTE
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (30.77%) 5G
5 4 (30.77%) WCDMA
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) GSM
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) XCAP
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Deployment Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Radio Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CCIE
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) JNCIE
2 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
2 3 (23.08%) RHCSA
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Ericsson
2 6 (46.15%) Huawei
2 6 (46.15%) Nokia
3 5 (38.46%) Actix
4 3 (23.08%) Empirix
5 1 (7.69%) Facebook