The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 1 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% - 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% - 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £315 £260
% change year-on-year +23.01% +21.15%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 322 290 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.97% 10.81% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 135 163
Median daily rate £395 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 44
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Radio Access Network
England

Radio Access Network
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management