Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 291 291
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -129
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 69 65 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 2.17% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 27
South East median daily rate £375 £290 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -7.20% +7.76%
10th Percentile £211 £205 £211
90th Percentile £468 £450 £760
England median daily rate £400 £369 £311
% change year-on-year +8.47% +18.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 - £27.50

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 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 2,619 2,989 3,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.60% 19.21% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,347 1,710 2,065
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
10th Percentile £183 £218 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £531
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 191 205
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -43.93% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £50.40 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +16.28%

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 21 April 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in the South East over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 April 2018. 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 -15 62 £375 +40.19%
Berkshire +5 58 £375 +40.19%
Surrey -25 7 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £308 -
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 42 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 26 (37.68%) 4G
3 22 (31.88%) 3G
4 18 (26.09%) 2G
5 13 (18.84%) Huawei
5 13 (18.84%) ITIL
6 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (15.94%) Ericsson
8 10 (14.49%) Service Management
8 10 (14.49%) SLA
8 10 (14.49%) Service Design
9 9 (13.04%) 5G
9 9 (13.04%) IT Strategy
9 9 (13.04%) Degree
9 9 (13.04%) Migration
9 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.59%) LTE
10 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (10.14%) Legal
11 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
11 7 (10.14%) Wireless
11 7 (10.14%) Nokia
12 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (8.70%) Finance
12 6 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (7.25%) Performance Optimisation
13 5 (7.25%) VoLTE
13 5 (7.25%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.80%) AutoCAD
2 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.45%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) 4G
2 22 (31.88%) 3G
3 18 (26.09%) 2G
4 9 (13.04%) 5G
5 8 (11.59%) LTE
6 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
6 7 (10.14%) Wireless
7 5 (7.25%) VoLTE
8 2 (2.90%) BGP
8 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.90%) GSM
8 2 (2.90%) OSPF
8 2 (2.90%) UMTS
9 1 (1.45%) DHCP
9 1 (1.45%) IKE
9 1 (1.45%) MPLS
9 1 (1.45%) SDH
9 1 (1.45%) SNMP
9 1 (1.45%) SS7
9 1 (1.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) GIS
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.45%) MS Access
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
General
1 42 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Legal
3 6 (8.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Architect
2 12 (17.39%) Strategy Architect
3 9 (13.04%) RAN Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Service Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Network Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Network Performance Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL Service Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Network Services Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Service Performance Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Databuild Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Service Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Telecoms Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Service Design
2 10 (14.49%) Service Management
3 9 (13.04%) IT Strategy
3 9 (13.04%) Migration
3 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.80%) eTOM
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.80%) SWOT Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.35%) High Availability
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.35%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Perl
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.45%) Java
2 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CISM
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PMP
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
2 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.45%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Huawei
2 11 (15.94%) Ericsson
3 7 (10.14%) Nokia
4 4 (5.80%) Google
4 4 (5.80%) Mapinfo
5 3 (4.35%) Arqiva
6 2 (2.90%) Amdocs
6 2 (2.90%) Cramer
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) Remedy
6 2 (2.90%) Samsung
7 1 (1.45%) BMC
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Dell
7 1 (1.45%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.45%) VMware