Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 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 > South East
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 320 305
Rank change year-on-year +57 -15 -17
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 96 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 2.15% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +34.92%
10th Percentile £243 £246 £255
90th Percentile £438 £460 £450
England median daily rate £363 £395 £395
% change year-on-year -8.23% - +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,461 2,600 2,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.55% 15.55% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,424 1,338 1,615
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 155 183
South East median hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.16% +51.52% -49.23%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.00 £45.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year - +0.50% -20.40%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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
Thames Valley +72 96 £400 +6.67% 2
Berkshire +32 95 £400 +8.47% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 1 - -
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 78 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 28 (29.17%) Service Management
2 28 (29.17%) 4G
3 23 (23.96%) ITIL
4 18 (18.75%) Huawei
5 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 15 (15.63%) 3G
7 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
8 14 (14.58%) Performance Management
9 13 (13.54%) Contract Management
9 13 (13.54%) Matrix Management
9 13 (13.54%) Degree
9 13 (13.54%) Remedy
10 12 (12.50%) eTOM
10 12 (12.50%) Legal
11 11 (11.46%) Marketing
11 11 (11.46%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (11.46%) Data Modelling
11 11 (11.46%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (11.46%) Commercial Awareness
11 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 10 (10.42%) Decision-Making
12 10 (10.42%) Fault Management
12 10 (10.42%) Network Management
12 10 (10.42%) ITSM
13 9 (9.38%) CMDB
13 9 (9.38%) Project Management
13 9 (9.38%) Use Case
13 9 (9.38%) LTE

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 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.04%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) 4G
2 15 (15.63%) 3G
3 9 (9.38%) 5G
3 9 (9.38%) LTE
4 8 (8.33%) Wireless
5 7 (7.29%) 2G
6 5 (5.21%) GSM
6 5 (5.21%) RNC
7 4 (4.17%) UMTS
8 3 (3.13%) Firewall
8 3 (3.13%) Node B
8 3 (3.13%) VoLTE
9 2 (2.08%) 3GPP
9 2 (2.08%) DHCP
9 2 (2.08%) DNS
9 2 (2.08%) Internet
9 2 (2.08%) Network Security
9 2 (2.08%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (2.08%) WiMAX
10 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) Pentaho
2 2 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 78 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.50%) Legal
3 11 (11.46%) Marketing
4 5 (5.21%) Finance
5 4 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (15.63%) Architect
2 14 (14.58%) Telecoms Manager
3 11 (11.46%) Vendor Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) OSS Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Build Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Field Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.13%) IT Programme Manager
9 3 (3.13%) OSS Programme Manager
9 3 (3.13%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) REST
1 7 (7.29%) SOAP
1 7 (7.29%) Web Services
1 7 (7.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) CMDB
2 7 (7.29%) TM Forum
3 4 (4.17%) PMI
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Service Management
2 23 (23.96%) ITIL
3 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 15 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 14 (14.58%) Performance Management
7 13 (13.54%) Contract Management
7 13 (13.54%) Matrix Management
8 12 (12.50%) eTOM
9 11 (11.46%) Commercial Awareness
9 11 (11.46%) Data Modelling
9 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 10 (10.42%) Decision-Making
10 10 (10.42%) Fault Management
10 10 (10.42%) ITSM
10 10 (10.42%) Network Management
11 9 (9.38%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (9.38%) Project Management
11 9 (9.38%) Thought Leadership
11 9 (9.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.21%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.04%) MOS
5 1 (1.04%) PMP
5 1 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Huawei
2 13 (13.54%) Remedy
3 8 (8.33%) Samsung
4 7 (7.29%) Ericsson
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.17%) BMC
7 4 (4.17%) HP
8 3 (3.13%) IBM
8 3 (3.13%) Nokia
8 3 (3.13%) Sun
9 2 (2.08%) ComArch
9 2 (2.08%) Nortel
9 2 (2.08%) VMware
10 1 (1.04%) Actix
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco
10 1 (1.04%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.04%) Nokia Networks