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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 82 45 10
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -35
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 37 93 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.49% 3.63% 9.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 13.46% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £370 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
657 691 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.40% 26.99% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 230 209
Average daily rate £360 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 9 £360 +44.00% 2
Newbury -10 2 £258 -15.91%
Slough -3 1 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (63.51%) Telecoms
2 45 (60.81%) 3G
3 36 (48.65%) LTE
4 22 (29.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 21 (28.38%) 4G
6 18 (24.32%) 2G
7 16 (21.62%) Degree
7 16 (21.62%) Project Management
7 16 (21.62%) Ericsson
8 14 (18.92%) Huawei
9 13 (17.57%) VoLTE
10 11 (14.86%) Nokia
10 11 (14.86%) UMTS
11 10 (13.51%) SQL
12 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.16%) Cisco
12 9 (12.16%) MPLS
13 8 (10.81%) VoIP
13 8 (10.81%) GSM
14 7 (9.46%) ATM
14 7 (9.46%) Broadband
14 7 (9.46%) 3GPP
14 7 (9.46%) Ethernet
14 7 (9.46%) Statistical Analysis
14 7 (9.46%) Validation
14 7 (9.46%) Firewall
15 6 (8.11%) VRRP
15 6 (8.11%) BGP
15 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
15 6 (8.11%) Internet

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.70%) Maya
5 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 45 (60.81%) 3G
2 36 (48.65%) LTE
3 21 (28.38%) 4G
4 18 (24.32%) 2G
5 13 (17.57%) VoLTE
6 11 (14.86%) UMTS
7 9 (12.16%) MPLS
8 8 (10.81%) VoIP
8 8 (10.81%) GSM
9 7 (9.46%) ATM
9 7 (9.46%) Broadband
9 7 (9.46%) 3GPP
9 7 (9.46%) Ethernet
9 7 (9.46%) Firewall
10 6 (8.11%) VRRP
10 6 (8.11%) BGP
10 6 (8.11%) Internet
10 6 (8.11%) VPN
10 6 (8.11%) SDH
11 5 (6.76%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.35%) MS Access
General
1 47 (63.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Marketing
2 5 (6.76%) Billing
2 5 (6.76%) Back Office
3 3 (4.05%) Front Office
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Test Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) 3G Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Designer
7 3 (4.05%) OSS Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.05%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) UNIX
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Project Management
2 7 (9.46%) Statistical Analysis
2 7 (9.46%) Validation
3 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.11%) Capacity Management
4 5 (6.76%) Time Management
5 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL
5 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.05%) Network Design
6 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) eTOM
7 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.35%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.41%) CCNA
3 3 (4.05%) CBAP
3 3 (4.05%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.70%) CNA
4 2 (2.70%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.35%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 16 (21.62%) Ericsson
3 14 (18.92%) Huawei
4 11 (14.86%) Nokia
5 9 (12.16%) Cisco
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.41%) Juniper
7 4 (5.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.70%) Remedy
9 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.70%) HP
9 2 (2.70%) Dell
10 1 (1.35%) Ciena
10 1 (1.35%) F5
10 1 (1.35%) Nortel
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle
10 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.35%) BT
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