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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 70 47 9
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -38
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 51 94 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.10% 3.67% 9.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 14.35% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 24
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£350 £270 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +10.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £401 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
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
645 655 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.62% 25.55% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 208 231
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -2 11 £360 +38.46% 3
Slough -4 3 - -
Newbury -10 3 £320 -6.56%
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 57 (62.64%) Telecoms
2 55 (60.44%) 3G
3 45 (49.45%) LTE
4 27 (29.67%) 4G
5 21 (23.08%) Project Management
6 20 (21.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 18 (19.78%) Degree
7 18 (19.78%) 2G
8 16 (17.58%) Ericsson
9 15 (16.48%) VoLTE
10 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.19%) Huawei
12 11 (12.09%) Validation
12 11 (12.09%) Billing
12 11 (12.09%) Nokia
12 11 (12.09%) Cisco
12 11 (12.09%) Broadband
13 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
14 9 (9.89%) SQL
14 9 (9.89%) ITIL
14 9 (9.89%) UMTS
14 9 (9.89%) Statistical Analysis
15 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
15 8 (8.79%) Internet
16 7 (7.69%) 3GPP
16 7 (7.69%) Firewall
16 7 (7.69%) Back Office
16 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
16 7 (7.69%) eTOM
17 6 (6.59%) CBAP

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 55 (60.44%) 3G
2 45 (49.45%) LTE
3 27 (29.67%) 4G
4 18 (19.78%) 2G
5 15 (16.48%) VoLTE
6 11 (12.09%) Broadband
7 9 (9.89%) UMTS
8 8 (8.79%) Internet
9 7 (7.69%) 3GPP
9 7 (7.69%) Firewall
10 6 (6.59%) MVNO
10 6 (6.59%) VoIP
10 6 (6.59%) GSM
11 5 (5.49%) MPLS
11 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.49%) DNS
11 5 (5.49%) Network Security
11 5 (5.49%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (4.40%) RANAP
12 4 (4.40%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
General
1 57 (62.64%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.09%) Billing
3 7 (7.69%) Back Office
4 5 (5.49%) Marketing
5 4 (4.40%) Retail
6 3 (3.30%) Front Office
7 2 (2.20%) Finance
8 1 (1.10%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Test Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Designer
7 6 (6.59%) 3G Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Business Process Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Process Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.49%) OSS Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Deployment Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (3.30%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) GIS
4 2 (2.20%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) UNIX
1 4 (4.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Project Management
2 11 (12.09%) Validation
3 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
4 9 (9.89%) ITIL
4 9 (9.89%) Statistical Analysis
5 7 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 7 (7.69%) eTOM
6 5 (5.49%) Time Management
6 5 (5.49%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.40%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (4.40%) Coaching
7 4 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.30%) CRM
8 3 (3.30%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.30%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (3.30%) Network Planning
8 3 (3.30%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) VBA
3 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) CBAP
2 6 (6.59%) ISEB
3 4 (4.40%) CCNA
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.20%) CNA
4 2 (2.20%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) NSN NetAct
1 4 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 16 (17.58%) Ericsson
3 12 (13.19%) Huawei
4 11 (12.09%) Nokia
4 11 (12.09%) Cisco
5 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.49%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.40%) HP
6 4 (4.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (3.30%) Mapinfo
7 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.30%) F5
8 2 (2.20%) ComArch
8 2 (2.20%) Remedy
8 2 (2.20%) BMC
8 2 (2.20%) Juniper
8 2 (2.20%) Dell
8 2 (2.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle
9 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
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