The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RANAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RANAP over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
UK
Rank 582 633 622
Rank change year-on-year +51 -11  
Contract jobs citing RANAP 11 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.14% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 -
% change year-on-year +28.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

RANAP 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6617 7870 7816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.79% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4077 4695 4260
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 338 430
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +14.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

RANAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RANAP in the UK

RANAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RANAP.

Contractor daily rate trend for RANAP in the UK

RANAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RANAP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RANAP in the UK

RANAP
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RANAP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 11 £450 +28.57% 1
South East +19 11 £450 +28.57% 1
Surrey +11 10 - - 1
Camberley - 10 - - 1
Berkshire +24 1 £450 +28.57%
Reading - 1 £450 -

RANAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RANAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for RANAP.

1 24 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 23 (95.83%) LTE
3 22 (91.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 22 (91.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 22 (91.67%) GCC
3 22 (91.67%) GDB
3 22 (91.67%) Subversion
3 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 22 (91.67%) C++
3 22 (91.67%) STL
3 22 (91.67%) Linux
3 22 (91.67%) OO
3 22 (91.67%) GSM
3 22 (91.67%) PBX
3 22 (91.67%) UMTS
3 22 (91.67%) VoIP
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 22 (91.67%) RTP
3 22 (91.67%) Telecoms
3 22 (91.67%) Cross-Platform Development
3 22 (91.67%) Trac
4 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 12 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 10 (41.67%) High Availability
6 7 (29.17%) MGW
6 7 (29.17%) GGSN
6 7 (29.17%) SGSN
7 2 (8.33%) 3G
7 2 (8.33%) 4G
8 1 (4.17%) Samsung

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills 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 24 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 23 (95.83%) LTE
3 22 (91.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 22 (91.67%) GSM
3 22 (91.67%) PBX
3 22 (91.67%) RTP
3 22 (91.67%) UMTS
3 22 (91.67%) VoIP
4 12 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 7 (29.17%) GGSN
5 7 (29.17%) MGW
5 7 (29.17%) SGSN
6 2 (8.33%) 3G
6 2 (8.33%) 4G
7 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.17%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) GCC
1 22 (91.67%) GDB
1 22 (91.67%) Subversion
1 22 (91.67%) Trac
General
1 22 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (91.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Cross-Platform Development
1 22 (91.67%) OO
1 22 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (41.67%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C++
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Nokia
2 1 (4.17%) Samsung
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