Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 - 190
Rank change year-on-year - +190 -3
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.060% - 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median daily rate - - £325
UK median daily rate £388 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +40.91% -8.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £75.00

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 606 711 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.06% 16.49% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 426 308
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £147 £210 £168
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in Scotland

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Scotland

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Glasgow - 2 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Radio Access Network
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) 3G

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3G Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Fault Management