Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 302 312
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -49
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 93 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.34% 2.64% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 12
South East median daily rate £279 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.67% +36.36% -6.78%
10th Percentile £165 £244 £216
90th Percentile £393 £788 £575
England median daily rate £375 £390 £275
% change year-on-year -3.85% +41.82% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £30.00 - -
England median hourly rate £43.63 - -

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 2,788 2,912 3,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.39% 17.37% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,489 1,572 1,757
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £208 £170 £227
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 153 193
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £16.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.82% -33.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.00 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.76 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +8.60%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +45 90 £279 -25.67% 2
Berkshire +17 90 £279 -32.83% 2
Surrey -23 2 - -
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 68 (73.12%) Telecoms
2 27 (29.03%) Huawei
3 24 (25.81%) Degree
3 24 (25.81%) LTE
4 22 (23.66%) 3G
5 20 (21.51%) 5G
6 19 (20.43%) 4G
7 18 (19.35%) 3GPP
8 16 (17.20%) GSM
8 16 (17.20%) VoLTE
9 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
10 14 (15.05%) 2G
10 14 (15.05%) UMTS
11 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.98%) Network Planning
12 12 (12.90%) Performance Engineering
12 12 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (11.83%) Contract Management
13 11 (11.83%) Algorithms
13 11 (11.83%) Capacity Management
13 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (11.83%) Project Management
14 10 (10.75%) Mapinfo
14 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.75%) Actix
15 9 (9.68%) Marketing
15 9 (9.68%) Finance
15 9 (9.68%) Legal
16 8 (8.60%) Service Management
16 8 (8.60%) Data Architecture

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 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.81%) LTE
2 22 (23.66%) 3G
3 20 (21.51%) 5G
4 19 (20.43%) 4G
5 18 (19.35%) 3GPP
6 16 (17.20%) GSM
6 16 (17.20%) VoLTE
7 14 (15.05%) 2G
7 14 (15.05%) UMTS
8 7 (7.53%) Ethernet
8 7 (7.53%) Wireless
9 5 (5.38%) RNC
10 4 (4.30%) BGP
10 4 (4.30%) Firewall
10 4 (4.30%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.23%) ATM
11 3 (3.23%) Node B
11 3 (3.23%) OSPF
11 3 (3.23%) WiMAX
12 2 (2.15%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.15%) Power BI
General
1 68 (73.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Legal
2 9 (9.68%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (11.83%) Telecoms Manager
2 9 (9.68%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Radio Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Consultant
3 8 (8.60%) Vendor Manager
4 7 (7.53%) Commercial Manager
5 6 (6.45%) OSS Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) RAN Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) RF Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.30%) OSS Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Designer
8 3 (3.23%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) OSS Programme Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) XML
2 1 (1.08%) LDAP
2 1 (1.08%) SOAP
2 1 (1.08%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Robotics
4 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Linux
1 6 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
2 13 (13.98%) Network Planning
2 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (12.90%) Performance Engineering
4 11 (11.83%) Capacity Management
4 11 (11.83%) Contract Management
4 11 (11.83%) Project Management
5 8 (8.60%) Commercial Awareness
5 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.60%) Data Architecture
5 8 (8.60%) Decision-Making
5 8 (8.60%) Service Management
5 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 8 (8.60%) Thought Leadership
6 7 (7.53%) Migration
7 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.38%) Fault Management
8 5 (5.38%) Network Management
8 5 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
2 2 (2.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.23%) CCIE
3 3 (3.23%) CCNP
4 2 (2.15%) PhD
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) HNC
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Netcool
2 1 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Huawei
2 10 (10.75%) Actix
2 10 (10.75%) Mapinfo
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Samsung
4 7 (7.53%) Remedy
5 6 (6.45%) Nokia
6 4 (4.30%) BT
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco
6 4 (4.30%) ComArch
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle
7 3 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (3.23%) BMC
7 3 (3.23%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.23%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) IBM
7 3 (3.23%) Sun
8 2 (2.15%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.15%) Tableau
9 1 (1.08%) Greenplum