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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 82 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -39
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 22 43 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 1.68% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.07% 7.48% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 31
Median daily rate £260 £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £750 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £313 £283
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
434 575 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.66% 22.53% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 300 326
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 12 £260 -21.50%
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (60.00%) 3G
3 22 (55.00%) 4G
4 21 (52.50%) LTE
5 16 (40.00%) 2G
6 13 (32.50%) VoLTE
7 11 (27.50%) Huawei
8 9 (22.50%) Nokia
9 8 (20.00%) Ericsson
9 8 (20.00%) 3GPP
9 8 (20.00%) UMTS
10 7 (17.50%) GSM
10 7 (17.50%) HND
11 6 (15.00%) SLA
12 5 (12.50%) Degree
12 5 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
12 5 (12.50%) Service Management
12 5 (12.50%) Project Management
12 5 (12.50%) UTRAN
12 5 (12.50%) HNC
13 4 (10.00%) CCNP
13 4 (10.00%) CCNA
13 4 (10.00%) SQL
13 4 (10.00%) DWDM
13 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (10.00%) Driving Licence
13 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
13 4 (10.00%) Validation
13 4 (10.00%) Cramer
14 3 (7.50%) Fault Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) Maya
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) 3G
2 22 (55.00%) 4G
3 21 (52.50%) LTE
4 16 (40.00%) 2G
5 13 (32.50%) VoLTE
6 8 (20.00%) 3GPP
6 8 (20.00%) UMTS
7 7 (17.50%) GSM
8 5 (12.50%) UTRAN
9 4 (10.00%) DWDM
10 3 (7.50%) Wireless
11 1 (2.50%) ATM
11 1 (2.50%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (2.50%) HTTP
11 1 (2.50%) Internet
11 1 (2.50%) Node B
11 1 (2.50%) RANAP
11 1 (2.50%) RNC
11 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MS Access
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 26 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) 3G Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) 4G Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Radio Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) VoLTE Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Field Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) LTE Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Field Test Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Data Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Data Network Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) RAN Performance Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior 4G Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Design Authority
9 1 (2.50%) UMTS Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Project Management
1 5 (12.50%) Service Management
2 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (10.00%) Validation
3 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.50%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) WFM
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Presales
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) HND
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) HNC
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Huawei
2 9 (22.50%) Nokia
3 8 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 5 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
5 4 (10.00%) Cramer
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) Samsung
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) Mapinfo
7 2 (5.00%) Nortel
7 2 (5.00%) Remedy
7 2 (5.00%) Tellabs
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) SevOne