The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 84 42 82
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +40
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 39 96 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 3.63% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.96% 13.48% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 4
Average daily rate £325 £288 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £240 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £429 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £283 £260
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Radio Access Network
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
560 712 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 26.90% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 319 231
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.20 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 11 £215 -12.69% 1
Bracknell +1 5 - -
Slough -7 5 - -
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Newbury -10 1 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (65.79%) 3G
2 44 (57.89%) Telecoms
3 41 (53.95%) 4G
4 28 (36.84%) LTE
5 23 (30.26%) 2G
6 20 (26.32%) Huawei
7 17 (22.37%) Ericsson
8 14 (18.42%) ITIL
9 13 (17.11%) Nokia
10 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 12 (15.79%) Project Management
11 10 (13.16%) MS Office
11 10 (13.16%) RNC
12 9 (11.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (10.53%) Remedy
13 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
14 7 (9.21%) VLAN
14 7 (9.21%) Degree
14 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
14 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (9.21%) VoLTE
15 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
15 6 (7.89%) IPsec
15 6 (7.89%) XML
15 6 (7.89%) ATM
15 6 (7.89%) Ethernet
16 5 (6.58%) VPN
16 5 (6.58%) DNS
16 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS Office
3 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.95%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 50 (65.79%) 3G
2 41 (53.95%) 4G
3 28 (36.84%) LTE
4 23 (30.26%) 2G
5 10 (13.16%) RNC
6 7 (9.21%) VLAN
6 7 (9.21%) VoLTE
7 6 (7.89%) ATM
7 6 (7.89%) Ethernet
7 6 (7.89%) IPsec
8 5 (6.58%) 3GPP
8 5 (6.58%) DHCP
8 5 (6.58%) DNS
8 5 (6.58%) OSPF
8 5 (6.58%) RTCP
8 5 (6.58%) RTP
8 5 (6.58%) SDH
8 5 (6.58%) VPN
8 5 (6.58%) VRRP
8 5 (6.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) GIS
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
General
1 44 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Designer
4 6 (7.89%) Telecoms Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Design Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Network Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Transmission Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 4G Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) LTE Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Process Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Telecoms Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Transition Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Optimisation Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Site Acquisition Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Site Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.63%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Unix
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) Project Management
3 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.58%) Change Control
5 5 (6.58%) eTOM
5 5 (6.58%) Network Planning
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) Business Development
7 3 (3.95%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.95%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (3.95%) Validation
7 3 (3.95%) Workflow
8 2 (2.63%) Facilities Management
8 2 (2.63%) Migration
8 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.26%) CBAP
3 4 (5.26%) ISEB
4 3 (3.95%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.32%) Netcool
2 1 (1.32%) OpenView
2 1 (1.32%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Huawei
2 17 (22.37%) Ericsson
3 13 (17.11%) Nokia
4 9 (11.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (10.53%) Remedy
6 5 (6.58%) Amdocs
7 4 (5.26%) Mapinfo
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.63%) ComArch
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.32%) BT
9 1 (1.32%) Ciena
9 1 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (1.32%) NEC
9 1 (1.32%) Siemens
9 1 (1.32%) Velocent