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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 52 87 45
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -42
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 72 37 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.81% 1.48% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 5.75% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 5
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£270 £274 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £263 £273
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
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
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +13 28 £285 -8.06%
Slough +11 10 £250 -
Newbury +2 6 £310 +20.38% 1
Maidenhead +4 5 £260 -45.26%
Bracknell -7 3 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 124 (71.68%) Telecoms
2 101 (58.38%) 3G
3 91 (52.60%) 4G
4 79 (45.66%) LTE
5 56 (32.37%) 2G
6 34 (19.65%) Ericsson
7 25 (14.45%) UNIX
7 25 (14.45%) SDH
8 24 (13.87%) Nokia
8 24 (13.87%) VoLTE
9 21 (12.14%) ATM
10 20 (11.56%) GSM
10 20 (11.56%) Network Planning
11 19 (10.98%) 3GPP
11 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
11 19 (10.98%) Project Management
12 18 (10.40%) UMTS
13 17 (9.83%) Huawei
14 16 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (8.67%) Degree
15 15 (8.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 14 (8.09%) PKI
16 14 (8.09%) Linux
16 14 (8.09%) MPLS
17 13 (7.51%) C
17 13 (7.51%) GPRS
17 13 (7.51%) Ethernet
17 13 (7.51%) Wireless
17 13 (7.51%) IPsec
17 13 (7.51%) Validation

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.94%) MS Office
2 12 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.16%) Maya
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 101 (58.38%) 3G
2 91 (52.60%) 4G
3 79 (45.66%) LTE
4 56 (32.37%) 2G
5 25 (14.45%) SDH
6 24 (13.87%) VoLTE
7 21 (12.14%) ATM
8 20 (11.56%) GSM
9 19 (10.98%) 3GPP
10 18 (10.40%) UMTS
11 16 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (8.09%) MPLS
13 13 (7.51%) Wireless
13 13 (7.51%) IPsec
13 13 (7.51%) GPRS
13 13 (7.51%) Ethernet
13 13 (7.51%) HSPA
13 13 (7.51%) RNC
14 12 (6.94%) GPON
14 12 (6.94%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.78%) MS Access
2 4 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
General
1 124 (71.68%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.78%) Electronics
3 7 (4.05%) Back Office
4 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 5 (2.89%) Marketing
5 3 (1.73%) Billing
5 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (15.61%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (6.94%) Analyst
3 11 (6.36%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (5.20%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.62%) Test Engineer
5 8 (4.62%) Designer
6 7 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (4.05%) Architect
6 7 (4.05%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.47%) Implementation Manager
7 6 (3.47%) Security Engineer
7 6 (3.47%) Project Engineer
7 6 (3.47%) Design Engineer
7 6 (3.47%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 6 (3.47%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (2.89%) Support Engineer
8 5 (2.89%) IP Engineer
9 4 (2.31%) Tester
9 4 (2.31%) Deployment Manager
9 4 (2.31%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) XML
2 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) PKI
2 12 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.31%) Handset
4 4 (2.31%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Economics
7 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.45%) UNIX
2 14 (8.09%) Linux
3 9 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.56%) Network Planning
2 19 (10.98%) Project Management
3 13 (7.51%) Validation
4 10 (5.78%) Business Analysis
5 7 (4.05%) ITIL
5 7 (4.05%) PRINCE2
5 7 (4.05%) Network Design
5 7 (4.05%) Line Management
6 6 (3.47%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (2.89%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (2.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (2.89%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.31%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.31%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.31%) Change Control
8 4 (2.31%) Test Planning
9 3 (1.73%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (1.73%) Network Management
9 3 (1.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.51%) C
2 12 (6.94%) SQL
3 10 (5.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 7 (4.05%) CCNP
2 7 (4.05%) HNC
2 7 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.47%) HND
4 5 (2.89%) CCNA
4 5 (2.89%) ISEB
5 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.73%) CBAP
6 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.16%) CCSA
7 2 (1.16%) CCSE
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.16%) CISSP
7 2 (1.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.73%) OpenView
2 3 (1.73%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (19.65%) Ericsson
2 24 (13.87%) Nokia
3 17 (9.83%) Huawei
4 15 (8.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 10 (5.78%) Cramer
6 9 (5.20%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.62%) Mapinfo
8 7 (4.05%) Amdocs
8 7 (4.05%) Cisco
9 6 (3.47%) Actix
10 5 (2.89%) Remedy
11 4 (2.31%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.73%) HP
12 3 (1.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (1.73%) SevOne
13 2 (1.16%) F5
13 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.16%) Siemens
13 2 (1.16%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.16%) ComArch