Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 July 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 > South East
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 314 195
Rank change year-on-year +9 -119 +48
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 60 85 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.46% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.28% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 58
South East median daily rate £300 £350 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.56% +8.25%
10th Percentile £257 £211 £213
90th Percentile £450 £775 £349
England median daily rate £356 £330 £275
% change year-on-year +7.95% +20.00% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2797 3731 3834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.26% 20.08% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 2120 1930
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £220 £217
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 210 223
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -6.67% +60.71%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.10 £47.47
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +7.89%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in the South East

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in the South East

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in the South East over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Radio Access Network in the South East

Radio Access Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Access Network in the South East

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Thames Valley +1 51 £285 -8.80%
Berkshire +20 47 £285 -8.80%
Surrey -4 5 £260 -3.70%
Buckinghamshire -24 4 - -
Hampshire +13 3 £425 -34.62%
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 44 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 24 (40.00%) 3G
3 19 (31.67%) LTE
3 19 (31.67%) 4G
4 16 (26.67%) VoLTE
5 15 (25.00%) Degree
6 11 (18.33%) Nokia
7 10 (16.67%) ITIL
7 10 (16.67%) 2G
8 9 (15.00%) Validation
8 9 (15.00%) Ericsson
9 8 (13.33%) Service Management
9 8 (13.33%) 3GPP
10 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
11 6 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (10.00%) Project Management
12 5 (8.33%) SOAP
12 5 (8.33%) Perl
12 5 (8.33%) Finance
12 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
12 5 (8.33%) Supplier Management
12 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
12 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
12 5 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
13 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
13 4 (6.67%) SPML
13 4 (6.67%) Nokia Networks

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) 3G
2 19 (31.67%) 4G
2 19 (31.67%) LTE
3 16 (26.67%) VoLTE
4 10 (16.67%) 2G
5 8 (13.33%) 3GPP
6 6 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
7 5 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (6.67%) GSM
8 4 (6.67%) INAP
8 4 (6.67%) LDAP
9 3 (5.00%) RNC
10 2 (3.33%) MPLS
10 2 (3.33%) UMTS
10 2 (3.33%) UTRAN
10 2 (3.33%) Wireless
11 1 (1.67%) DHCP
11 1 (1.67%) DNS
11 1 (1.67%) IKE
11 1 (1.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) RAN Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) VoLTE Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Problem Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Field Test Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Network Services Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Transition Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) SOAP
2 4 (6.67%) SPML
2 4 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) REST
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) WSDL
3 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Unix
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Validation
3 8 (13.33%) Service Management
4 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 5 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.00%) E-Procurement
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) CCNP
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) HNC
3 3 (5.00%) HND
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.67%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Nokia
2 9 (15.00%) Ericsson
3 4 (6.67%) Huawei
3 4 (6.67%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Samsung
6 1 (1.67%) BT
6 1 (1.67%) Cramer
6 1 (1.67%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) TEOCO
6 1 (1.67%) Virgin Media