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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 40 72 13
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -59
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 110 58 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.91% 2.13% 8.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.36% 8.81% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 4 31
Average daily rate
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£290 £298 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £361 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
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
766 658 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.25% 24.17% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 248 182
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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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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
Newbury +16 32 £291 - 3
Slough +13 26 £438 +71.56% 1
Reading +13 24 £246 -
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 134 (69.79%) Telecoms
2 126 (65.63%) 3G
3 92 (47.92%) LTE
4 89 (46.35%) 4G
5 76 (39.58%) 2G
6 57 (29.69%) Ericsson
7 51 (26.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 39 (20.31%) Huawei
9 31 (16.15%) Network Planning
10 29 (15.10%) Nokia
11 27 (14.06%) VoLTE
12 24 (12.50%) RNC
12 24 (12.50%) ITIL
13 23 (11.98%) Wireless
14 22 (11.46%) Cramer
15 20 (10.42%) C
15 20 (10.42%) GSM
15 20 (10.42%) UMTS
16 19 (9.90%) Project Management
17 18 (9.38%) Degree
17 18 (9.38%) NSN NetAct
18 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (8.33%) WiMAX
19 16 (8.33%) GPRS
19 16 (8.33%) 3GPP
20 15 (7.81%) SDH
20 15 (7.81%) ATM
20 15 (7.81%) eTOM
21 14 (7.29%) HSPA
21 14 (7.29%) GPON

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
2 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.52%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 126 (65.63%) 3G
2 92 (47.92%) LTE
3 89 (46.35%) 4G
4 76 (39.58%) 2G
5 27 (14.06%) VoLTE
6 24 (12.50%) RNC
7 23 (11.98%) Wireless
8 20 (10.42%) GSM
8 20 (10.42%) UMTS
9 16 (8.33%) GPRS
9 16 (8.33%) 3GPP
9 16 (8.33%) WiMAX
10 15 (7.81%) SDH
10 15 (7.81%) ATM
11 14 (7.29%) DSL
11 14 (7.29%) CDMA2000
11 14 (7.29%) MPLS
11 14 (7.29%) HSPA
11 14 (7.29%) GPON
11 14 (7.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) MS Access
1 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 134 (69.79%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.77%) Finance
3 8 (4.17%) Back Office
3 8 (4.17%) Billing
4 3 (1.56%) Marketing
4 3 (1.56%) Legal
4 3 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (14.06%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (7.29%) Analyst
3 13 (6.77%) Consultant
3 13 (6.77%) Network Planner
4 11 (5.73%) Business Analyst
4 11 (5.73%) Design Engineer
4 11 (5.73%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (4.69%) Designer
6 8 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 8 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
7 7 (3.65%) Service Manager
7 7 (3.65%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.13%) Architect
8 6 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
9 5 (2.60%) Network Specialist
9 5 (2.60%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 5 (2.60%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) Web Services
1 2 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) GIS
3 6 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.56%) User Experience
5 2 (1.04%) PKI
5 2 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Handset
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
6 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.08%) UNIX
2 2 (1.04%) Linux
2 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.15%) Network Planning
2 24 (12.50%) ITIL
3 19 (9.90%) Project Management
4 15 (7.81%) eTOM
5 14 (7.29%) Validation
6 13 (6.77%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.77%) Performance Management
7 12 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 10 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.69%) Performance Improvement
10 6 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.13%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.60%) Software Licensing
11 5 (2.60%) Service Management
11 5 (2.60%) Data Entry
12 4 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (1.56%) CRM
13 3 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (1.56%) Statistical Analysis
13 3 (1.56%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.42%) C
2 5 (2.60%) SQL
3 3 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (9.38%) Degree
2 12 (6.25%) VCP4
3 11 (5.73%) ISEB
4 10 (5.21%) CBAP
5 6 (3.13%) HNC
6 5 (2.60%) HND
6 5 (2.60%) CCNP
6 5 (2.60%) CCNA
6 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (9.38%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.08%) OpenView
2 4 (2.08%) Netcool
3 3 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 57 (29.69%) Ericsson
2 51 (26.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 39 (20.31%) Huawei
4 29 (15.10%) Nokia
5 22 (11.46%) Cramer
6 11 (5.73%) Mapinfo
7 8 (4.17%) Amdocs
8 7 (3.65%) Cisco
9 6 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.60%) Remedy
11 4 (2.08%) Actix
11 4 (2.08%) BMC
11 4 (2.08%) HP
11 4 (2.08%) Nortel
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle
12 3 (1.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (1.56%) IBM
13 2 (1.04%) Citrix
13 2 (1.04%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
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