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 28 June 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 Application Part (RANAP)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 - 640
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RANAP 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% - 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.047% - 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 6449 8728 7938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.69% 16.21% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 13811 12506
Median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £230 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1078 1091
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

RANAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RANAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RANAP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RANAP in the UK

RANAP
Top 3 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 28 June 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
South East - 3 - - 4
England - 3 - - 4
UK excluding London - 3 - - 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (100.00%) LTE
1 13 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 12 (92.31%) Cross-Platform Development
2 12 (92.31%) Multithreading
2 12 (92.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (92.31%) Asterisk PBX
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Wireshark
2 12 (92.31%) GCC
2 12 (92.31%) GDB
2 12 (92.31%) Trac
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) STL
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) OO
2 12 (92.31%) GSM
2 12 (92.31%) PBX
2 12 (92.31%) UMTS
2 12 (92.31%) VoIP
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) RTP
2 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
3 10 (76.92%) GGSN
3 10 (76.92%) SGSN
3 10 (76.92%) MGW
4 1 (7.69%) Samsung
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia

RANAP
Co-occurring 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 13 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 13 (100.00%) LTE
2 12 (92.31%) Asterisk PBX
2 12 (92.31%) GSM
2 12 (92.31%) PBX
2 12 (92.31%) RTP
2 12 (92.31%) UMTS
2 12 (92.31%) VoIP
2 12 (92.31%) Wireshark
3 10 (76.92%) GGSN
3 10 (76.92%) MGW
3 10 (76.92%) SGSN
4 1 (7.69%) 3G
4 1 (7.69%) 4G
4 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) GCC
1 12 (92.31%) GDB
1 12 (92.31%) Subversion
1 12 (92.31%) Trac
General
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) C++ Software Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (92.31%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Cross-Platform Development
1 12 (92.31%) Multithreading
1 12 (92.31%) OO
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) Samsung
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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