The first table below looks at the demand for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 94 49 11
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -38
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 32 85 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 3.48% 8.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.04% 13.04% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 32
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £273 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
635 652 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.28% 26.66% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 204
Average daily rate £335 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Berkshire region.

Radio Access Network Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 12 £310 +21.56% 3
Newbury -5 3 £258 -15.91%
Maidenhead - 2 £475 - 1
Slough +1 1 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Radio Access Network.

1 47 (65.28%) Telecoms
2 46 (63.89%) 3G
3 39 (54.17%) LTE
4 27 (37.50%) 2G
5 19 (26.39%) Huawei
6 17 (23.61%) MPLS
7 16 (22.22%) Ethernet
8 15 (20.83%) SQL
8 15 (20.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 14 (19.44%) 4G
9 14 (19.44%) ATM
9 14 (19.44%) BGP
9 14 (19.44%) VRRP
9 14 (19.44%) VPN
9 14 (19.44%) Ericsson
10 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
11 12 (16.67%) Network Design
12 11 (15.28%) SDH
12 11 (15.28%) Project Management
13 10 (13.89%) RSVP
13 10 (13.89%) OSPF
13 10 (13.89%) MS Office
13 10 (13.89%) HSRP
13 10 (13.89%) Degree
14 8 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
14 8 (11.11%) VoIP
14 8 (11.11%) Cisco
15 7 (9.72%) Nokia
15 7 (9.72%) DWDM
15 7 (9.72%) GSM

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Radio Access Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) Maya
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Metrica
Communications & Networking
1 46 (63.89%) 3G
2 39 (54.17%) LTE
3 27 (37.50%) 2G
4 17 (23.61%) MPLS
5 16 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 14 (19.44%) VPN
6 14 (19.44%) ATM
6 14 (19.44%) VRRP
6 14 (19.44%) BGP
6 14 (19.44%) 4G
7 11 (15.28%) SDH
8 10 (13.89%) RSVP
8 10 (13.89%) OSPF
8 10 (13.89%) HSRP
9 8 (11.11%) VoIP
10 7 (9.72%) GSM
10 7 (9.72%) UMTS
10 7 (9.72%) DWDM
10 7 (9.72%) VoLTE
11 6 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) MS Access
2 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 47 (65.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Back Office
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 2 (2.78%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) RAN Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Design Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) OSS Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Designer
9 3 (4.17%) Databuild Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Process Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.39%) Handset
2 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) UNIX
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Network Design
2 11 (15.28%) Project Management
3 8 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (9.72%) Validation
4 7 (9.72%) Capacity Management
5 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL
6 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.17%) Time Management
7 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.78%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (2.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) VBA
3 1 (1.39%) C
3 1 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) CBAP
2 3 (4.17%) CCNA
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) CNA
3 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) OPNET
2 4 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Huawei
2 15 (20.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (19.44%) Ericsson
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco
5 7 (9.72%) Business Objects
5 7 (9.72%) Nokia
6 6 (8.33%) BT
6 6 (8.33%) Nortel
7 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 4 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.17%) Siemens
9 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.78%) Remedy
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle
10 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.39%) Greenplum
10 1 (1.39%) F5
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