Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 November 2017 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 201 219
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18 -21
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 21 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.11% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 0.72% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +27.75% -
10th Percentile £325 £279 £172
90th Percentile £432 £410 £405
England median daily rate £388 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +40.91% -8.33% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 834 835 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.87% 14.72% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 493 469
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 80 76
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.23 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.45 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Radio Access Network as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in the South West

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Radio Access Network in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in the South West

Radio Access Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Access Network in the South West

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bristol +9 21 £388 +6.90%
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) 3G
3 7 (33.33%) LTE
3 7 (33.33%) 2G
3 7 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (28.57%) 4G
4 6 (28.57%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (28.57%) CISM
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) CISSP
4 6 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (28.57%) VLAN
4 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) Huawei
5 5 (23.81%) High Availability
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
6 4 (19.05%) GSM
6 4 (19.05%) Nokia

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) 3G
2 7 (33.33%) 2G
2 7 (33.33%) LTE
3 6 (28.57%) 4G
3 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
4 4 (19.05%) GSM
5 3 (14.29%) HSPA
5 3 (14.29%) WCDMA
5 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 2 (9.52%) 5G
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) RNC
7 1 (4.76%) Broadband
7 1 (4.76%) GPRS
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
General
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Designer
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Core Network Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
1 7 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 6 (28.57%) SIEM
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
5 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Measurement
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VB
1 3 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) CISM
2 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Huawei
2 4 (19.05%) Nokia
3 2 (9.52%) Actix
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Agilent
4 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) NetScout