The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 months to 30 March 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 97 60
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 0 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.30% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.03% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 15
Median daily rate - £286 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £320 £260
% change year-on-year +21.09% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Radio Access Network is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 168 389 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.05% 29.54% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 223 161
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 9
Median hourly rate £22.81 £42.50 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.32% -6.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.25 £21.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in Surrey

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 5 (55.56%) 3G
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
1 5 (55.56%) 2G
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) Huawei
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Greenplum
3 3 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (22.22%) HSPA
4 2 (22.22%) Samsung
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Radio Network Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) XML

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) 2G
1 5 (55.56%) 3G
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (22.22%) ATM
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) GPRS
3 2 (22.22%) HSPA
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) Telnet
3 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
3 2 (22.22%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Radio Network Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) eTOM
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
1 4 (44.44%) Huawei
2 3 (33.33%) Greenplum
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Nortel
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Samsung
4 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia