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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 54 89 41
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -48
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 72 35 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 1.45% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.61% 5.39% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 9
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£300 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £395 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £271 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.59% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £122.50 - -
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
571 649 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.07% 26.81% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 243 225
Average daily rate £338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Reading +13 28 £300 -16.66%
Slough +9 8 £260 -
Newbury -7 6 £355 +37.96% 1
Maidenhead +6 4 £260 -45.26%
Bracknell -5 2 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 95 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 83 (57.24%) 3G
3 75 (51.72%) 4G
4 62 (42.76%) LTE
5 45 (31.03%) 2G
6 28 (19.31%) Ericsson
7 24 (16.55%) UNIX
8 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
8 23 (15.86%) Nokia
9 20 (13.79%) Huawei
10 19 (13.10%) Project Management
11 16 (11.03%) MS Office
12 15 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (9.66%) ATM
13 14 (9.66%) SDH
14 13 (8.97%) 3GPP
14 13 (8.97%) Ethernet
14 13 (8.97%) Linux
14 13 (8.97%) Validation
14 13 (8.97%) PKI
14 13 (8.97%) Degree
14 13 (8.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 13 (8.97%) VoLTE
15 12 (8.28%) RNC
15 12 (8.28%) IPsec
15 12 (8.28%) SQL
16 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
16 11 (7.59%) Amdocs
17 10 (6.90%) Electronics
17 10 (6.90%) XML

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.03%) MS Office
3 15 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.14%) Maya
5 2 (1.38%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 83 (57.24%) 3G
2 75 (51.72%) 4G
3 62 (42.76%) LTE
4 45 (31.03%) 2G
5 14 (9.66%) SDH
5 14 (9.66%) ATM
6 13 (8.97%) Ethernet
6 13 (8.97%) 3GPP
6 13 (8.97%) VoLTE
7 12 (8.28%) IPsec
7 12 (8.28%) RNC
8 9 (6.21%) TCP/IP
9 8 (5.52%) VPN
9 8 (5.52%) GSM
9 8 (5.52%) SNMP
10 6 (4.14%) HTTP
10 6 (4.14%) HTTPS
10 6 (4.14%) UMTS
10 6 (4.14%) Firewall
10 6 (4.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) MS Access
2 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
General
1 95 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.90%) Electronics
3 6 (4.14%) Back Office
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Billing
6 2 (1.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (13.10%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (8.97%) Analyst
3 11 (7.59%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.52%) Test Engineer
4 8 (5.52%) Designer
5 7 (4.83%) Architect
6 6 (4.14%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.14%) Security Engineer
6 6 (4.14%) Planning Manager
7 5 (3.45%) IP Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Tester
8 4 (2.76%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.76%) Project Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Design Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Deployment Manager
8 4 (2.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (2.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) PKI
2 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Handset
4 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.55%) UNIX
2 13 (8.97%) Linux
3 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.10%) Project Management
2 13 (8.97%) Validation
3 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
4 10 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 8 (5.52%) Network Planning
5 8 (5.52%) Change Control
6 6 (4.14%) Line Management
6 6 (4.14%) Network Design
6 6 (4.14%) Workflow
6 6 (4.14%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (4.14%) Business Development
6 6 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.45%) ITIL
7 5 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (2.76%) Test Planning
8 4 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.76%) Process Management
9 3 (2.07%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (2.07%) Fault Management
9 3 (2.07%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.28%) SQL
2 10 (6.90%) Perl
3 5 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.83%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.83%) CCNP
3 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.14%) PMP
4 6 (4.14%) HNC
4 6 (4.14%) HND
5 5 (3.45%) CCNA
6 3 (2.07%) ISEB
7 2 (1.38%) CISSP
7 2 (1.38%) CCSA
7 2 (1.38%) CCSE
7 2 (1.38%) CBAP
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.07%) OpenView
2 3 (2.07%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.38%) Netcool
3 2 (1.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.69%) OPNET
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Ericsson
2 23 (15.86%) Nokia
3 20 (13.79%) Huawei
4 13 (8.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (7.59%) Amdocs
6 9 (6.21%) Remedy
7 8 (5.52%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.83%) Mapinfo
9 6 (4.14%) Cisco
10 4 (2.76%) Cramer
10 4 (2.76%) Greenplum
10 4 (2.76%) ComArch
11 3 (2.07%) SevOne
11 3 (2.07%) HP
12 2 (1.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.38%) NEC
12 2 (1.38%) Actix
12 2 (1.38%) F5
12 2 (1.38%) Blue Coat
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