Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 301 268
Rank change year-on-year +6 -33 -99
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 77 52 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.34% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 1.71% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 33
South East median daily rate £375 £285 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -3.39% -4.84%
10th Percentile £238 £214 £257
90th Percentile £788 £575 £338
England median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £30.00 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 - £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 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 2,909 3,041 3,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.55% 19.79% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,563 1,779 1,816
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £230 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 200 217
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.72 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.98 £49.51 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 +9 69 £425 +80.85% 6
Berkshire +20 67 £475 +102.13% 5
Surrey -26 7 £350 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -37 2 £215 - 1
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 52 (67.53%) Telecoms
2 21 (27.27%) 4G
3 19 (24.68%) 3G
4 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (22.08%) Degree
5 13 (16.88%) Service Design
5 13 (16.88%) ITIL
5 13 (16.88%) Ericsson
6 12 (15.58%) 5G
6 12 (15.58%) LTE
7 11 (14.29%) Nokia
8 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.99%) IT Strategy
9 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.69%) 2G
9 9 (11.69%) Legal
9 9 (11.69%) Migration
9 9 (11.69%) Ethernet
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (10.39%) Remedy
10 8 (10.39%) Service Management
10 8 (10.39%) Wireless
11 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.09%) Project Management
11 7 (9.09%) Finance
11 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (9.09%) Network Design
12 6 (7.79%) Amdocs
12 6 (7.79%) MPLS

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 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.19%) Maya
4 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.90%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) IaaS
1 3 (3.90%) PaaS
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) 4G
2 19 (24.68%) 3G
3 12 (15.58%) 5G
3 12 (15.58%) LTE
4 9 (11.69%) 2G
4 9 (11.69%) Ethernet
5 8 (10.39%) Wireless
6 6 (7.79%) MPLS
7 5 (6.49%) VoLTE
8 4 (5.19%) RNC
9 3 (3.90%) BGP
9 3 (3.90%) OSPF
9 3 (3.90%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
10 2 (2.60%) DHCP
10 2 (2.60%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.60%) HSRP
10 2 (2.60%) IKE
10 2 (2.60%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (2.60%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) GIS
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 52 (67.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.69%) Legal
3 7 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) Architect
2 14 (18.18%) Strategy Architect
3 12 (15.58%) Network Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Telecoms Architect
6 5 (6.49%) ITIL Service Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) Programme Director
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Service Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Mobile Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) OSS Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Planning Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Programme Planning Manager
7 4 (5.19%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Capacity Planning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) ITIL
1 13 (16.88%) Service Design
2 10 (12.99%) IT Strategy
2 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (11.69%) Migration
4 8 (10.39%) Service Management
5 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.09%) Network Design
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (7.79%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.49%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.49%) SWOT Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Network Planning
8 4 (5.19%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (5.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) Perl
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) Java
2 1 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.19%) PMP
3 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.30%) CISM
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.79%) SLA
3 4 (5.19%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.60%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Ericsson
2 11 (14.29%) Nokia
3 8 (10.39%) Remedy
4 6 (7.79%) Amdocs
5 5 (6.49%) Google
5 5 (6.49%) Huawei
5 5 (6.49%) Mapinfo
6 3 (3.90%) Cramer
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.90%) Samsung
7 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.60%) Arqiva
7 2 (2.60%) BMC
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) Dell
7 2 (2.60%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) Infoblox
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) VMware