Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 October 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)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 221 233
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.19% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
North West median daily rate - £330 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +120.00% -38.78%
England median daily rate £389 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +25.40% +3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £122.50

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 810 1085 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.44% 15.11% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 633 601
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £205
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 110
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.99% -11.37%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.37 £40.00 £40.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +14.18% +0.23%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in the North West

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in the North West