Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 313 319
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -74
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 72 57 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 2.01% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 14
South East median daily rate £288 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -9.09% +23.28%
10th Percentile £165 £261 £226
90th Percentile £388 £788 £715
England median daily rate £363 £389 £330
% change year-on-year -6.75% +17.80% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 2,647 2,835 3,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.07% 17.43% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,567 1,787
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 155 215
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.00 £46.10 £48.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -17.78% +12.50%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +33 69 £288 -23.84% 2
Berkshire +20 69 £288 -23.84% 2
Surrey -31 3 - -
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 54 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (33.33%) 3G
3 22 (30.56%) 4G
4 20 (27.78%) LTE
5 19 (26.39%) 5G
6 18 (25.00%) 2G
7 17 (23.61%) Huawei
8 15 (20.83%) 3GPP
9 14 (19.44%) GSM
9 14 (19.44%) Degree
10 12 (16.67%) Network Planning
10 12 (16.67%) UMTS
10 12 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
10 12 (16.67%) VoLTE
11 11 (15.28%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (13.89%) Finance
12 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (12.50%) Contract Management
13 9 (12.50%) Capacity Management
13 9 (12.50%) Algorithms
14 8 (11.11%) Actix
14 8 (11.11%) Mapinfo
15 7 (9.72%) Project Management
15 7 (9.72%) SLA
15 7 (9.72%) Marketing
15 7 (9.72%) Legal
15 7 (9.72%) Commercial Awareness
16 6 (8.33%) Decision-Making

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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) 3G
2 22 (30.56%) 4G
3 20 (27.78%) LTE
4 19 (26.39%) 5G
5 18 (25.00%) 2G
6 15 (20.83%) 3GPP
7 14 (19.44%) GSM
8 12 (16.67%) UMTS
8 12 (16.67%) VoLTE
9 6 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 6 (8.33%) Wireless
10 4 (5.56%) RNC
11 3 (4.17%) ATM
11 3 (4.17%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.78%) ASN.1
12 2 (2.78%) MIMO
12 2 (2.78%) Node B
12 2 (2.78%) WiMAX
13 1 (1.39%) DHCP
13 1 (1.39%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.78%) Pentaho
1 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.78%) Power BI
2 1 (1.39%) MS Access
General
1 54 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Legal
3 7 (9.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 9 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
1 9 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Consultant
3 7 (9.72%) RAN Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Vendor Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Commercial Manager
5 5 (6.94%) RF Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) OSS Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) 4G Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Designer
7 3 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.78%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) REST
2 2 (2.78%) SOAP
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.78%) TM Forum
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Network Planning
1 12 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 11 (15.28%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 9 (12.50%) Contract Management
5 7 (9.72%) Commercial Awareness
5 7 (9.72%) Project Management
6 6 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.94%) Change Control
7 5 (6.94%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Data Entry
8 4 (5.56%) Network Management
8 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
2 2 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.78%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) HNC
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Huawei
2 8 (11.11%) Actix
2 8 (11.11%) Mapinfo
3 6 (8.33%) Remedy
3 6 (8.33%) Samsung
4 4 (5.56%) Nokia
5 3 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (4.17%) BT
5 3 (4.17%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.78%) Tableau
7 1 (1.39%) ComArch
7 1 (1.39%) Cramer
7 1 (1.39%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) NEC
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) VMware