Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 304 307
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -113
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 65 58 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.13% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 24
South East median daily rate £269 £300 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.33% -9.77% +20.91%
10th Percentile £167 £257 £207
90th Percentile £388 £450 £775
England median daily rate £363 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -3.33% +19.05% +14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 2,562 2,727 3,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.02% 17.05% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,343 1,507 2,101
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 179 218
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £17.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.89% -31.37% -9.33%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -25.20% +21.95%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -1 59 £269 -5.61% 1
Berkshire -8 57 £251 -12.11% 1
Surrey -19 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £400 -
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 45 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 22 (33.85%) 3G
2 22 (33.85%) Huawei
2 22 (33.85%) 4G
3 21 (32.31%) 2G
4 18 (27.69%) LTE
5 16 (24.62%) 5G
6 13 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 13 (20.00%) Network Planning
7 12 (18.46%) 3GPP
8 11 (16.92%) GSM
8 11 (16.92%) Finance
8 11 (16.92%) Degree
8 11 (16.92%) Performance Engineering
8 11 (16.92%) Customer Requirements
9 10 (15.38%) Capacity Management
9 10 (15.38%) UMTS
10 8 (12.31%) SLA
10 8 (12.31%) Mapinfo
10 8 (12.31%) Actix
10 8 (12.31%) Algorithms
11 7 (10.77%) Ericsson
11 7 (10.77%) SQL
11 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
12 6 (9.23%) Migration
12 6 (9.23%) ITIL
12 6 (9.23%) Service Management
12 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.69%) Change Control

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 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) 3G
1 22 (33.85%) 4G
2 21 (32.31%) 2G
3 18 (27.69%) LTE
4 16 (24.62%) 5G
5 13 (20.00%) VoLTE
6 12 (18.46%) 3GPP
7 11 (16.92%) GSM
8 10 (15.38%) UMTS
9 5 (7.69%) Ethernet
10 4 (6.15%) Wireless
11 3 (4.62%) ASN.1
12 2 (3.08%) ATM
12 2 (3.08%) MIMO
13 1 (1.54%) GPRS
13 1 (1.54%) LAN
13 1 (1.54%) Node B
13 1 (1.54%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.08%) Pentaho
2 2 (3.08%) Power BI
3 1 (1.54%) MS Access
General
1 45 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Radio Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) RAN Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Service Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Network Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Network Performance Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Performance Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Network Services Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Service Performance Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Databuild Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Designer
7 4 (6.15%) RF Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) 4G Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) REST
2 2 (3.08%) SOAP
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) CMDB
2 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.08%) TM Forum
3 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 11 (16.92%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (16.92%) Performance Engineering
3 10 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
5 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL
5 6 (9.23%) Migration
5 6 (9.23%) Service Management
6 5 (7.69%) Analytics
6 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.69%) Change Control
6 5 (7.69%) Data Entry
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) ETL
7 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.62%) Perl
3 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) HNC
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (1.54%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Huawei
2 8 (12.31%) Actix
2 8 (12.31%) Mapinfo
3 7 (10.77%) Ericsson
4 5 (7.69%) Samsung
5 3 (4.62%) BT
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Nokia
5 3 (4.62%) Remedy
6 2 (3.08%) Greenplum
6 2 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.54%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.54%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) ComArch
7 1 (1.54%) Cramer
7 1 (1.54%) NEC
7 1 (1.54%) VMware