Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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 West
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 173 203
Rank change year-on-year -48 +30 +22
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 10 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 2.42% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +27.75%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £279
90th Percentile £438 £432 £410
England median daily rate £369 £388 £280
% change year-on-year -4.84% +38.39% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 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 910 828 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.48% 14.81% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 496 495
South West median daily rate £389 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £191 £181 £164
90th Percentile £538 £537 £538
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 82
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.78% +2.38% -19.75%
10th Percentile £16.90 £13.15 £11.78
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 13 November 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
Bristol -21 9 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Radio Access Network
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 West region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) 4G
3 4 (40.00%) 3G
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (30.00%) Erlang
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transition
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Broadband
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Huawei
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) 2G
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) GSM
6 1 (10.00%) 3GPP

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) 4G
2 4 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) 2G
4 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (10.00%) 5G
4 1 (10.00%) GSM
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
4 1 (10.00%) LTE
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) UMTS
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WebRTC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Transition
2 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Erlang
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cognizant
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia