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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 49 77 12
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -65
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 87 52 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.28% 2.02% 8.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 8.86% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 31
Average daily rate
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£313 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
656 587 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.76% 22.78% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 227 233
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 36
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +22 22 £204 -24.53%
Slough -3 10 £216 -27.91% 1
Newbury +5 9 £369 -10.06% 2
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 95 (70.90%) 3G
2 87 (64.93%) Telecoms
3 68 (50.75%) LTE
4 65 (48.51%) 4G
5 43 (32.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 37 (27.61%) 2G
7 32 (23.88%) Ericsson
8 24 (17.91%) Huawei
9 23 (17.16%) Degree
9 23 (17.16%) Project Management
10 22 (16.42%) VoLTE
11 21 (15.67%) Nokia
12 19 (14.18%) ITIL
13 15 (11.19%) Validation
14 14 (10.45%) 3GPP
14 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (9.70%) NSN NetAct
15 13 (9.70%) eTOM
15 13 (9.70%) RNC
15 13 (9.70%) Finance
16 12 (8.96%) Billing
16 12 (8.96%) RANAP
17 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
18 10 (7.46%) Broadband
18 10 (7.46%) DNS
18 10 (7.46%) SLA
18 10 (7.46%) SGSN
18 10 (7.46%) Performance Management
18 10 (7.46%) Capacity Management
19 9 (6.72%) Performance Improvement

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Maya
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 95 (70.90%) 3G
2 68 (50.75%) LTE
3 65 (48.51%) 4G
4 37 (27.61%) 2G
5 22 (16.42%) VoLTE
6 14 (10.45%) 3GPP
7 13 (9.70%) RNC
8 12 (8.96%) RANAP
9 10 (7.46%) Broadband
9 10 (7.46%) DNS
9 10 (7.46%) SGSN
10 8 (5.97%) Wireless
11 7 (5.22%) Internet
11 7 (5.22%) ATM
12 6 (4.48%) SIGTRAN
12 6 (4.48%) MGW
12 6 (4.48%) MVNO
12 6 (4.48%) UMTS
13 5 (3.73%) INAP
13 5 (3.73%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.75%) MS Access
General
1 87 (64.93%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.70%) Finance
3 12 (8.96%) Billing
4 8 (5.97%) Back Office
5 5 (3.73%) Marketing
6 4 (2.99%) Retail
7 3 (2.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (13.43%) RAN Engineer
2 14 (10.45%) Test Engineer
3 12 (8.96%) Analyst
3 12 (8.96%) Consultant
4 11 (8.21%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.72%) Designer
6 8 (5.97%) Design Engineer
7 7 (5.22%) Process Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) Architect
7 7 (5.22%) Business Process Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) 3G Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Network Planner
8 6 (4.48%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.99%) OSS Architect
10 4 (2.99%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (2.99%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) Web Services
1 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.72%) GIS
3 3 (2.24%) User Experience
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.16%) Project Management
2 19 (14.18%) ITIL
3 15 (11.19%) Validation
4 13 (9.70%) eTOM
5 11 (8.21%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.46%) Performance Management
6 10 (7.46%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.72%) Performance Improvement
7 9 (6.72%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.22%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.22%) Network Planning
8 7 (5.22%) Coaching
9 4 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.99%) Service Management
10 3 (2.24%) CRM
10 3 (2.24%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (2.24%) Time Management
10 3 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.24%) Software Licensing
11 2 (1.49%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.73%) SQL
2 3 (2.24%) C
3 2 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (17.16%) Degree
2 9 (6.72%) CBAP
2 9 (6.72%) ISEB
3 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.99%) CCNA
4 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) CCNP
5 2 (1.49%) HNC
5 2 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (0.75%) CNA
6 1 (0.75%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.99%) Netcool
2 4 (2.99%) OpenView
3 3 (2.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.49%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (32.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 32 (23.88%) Ericsson
3 24 (17.91%) Huawei
4 21 (15.67%) Nokia
5 9 (6.72%) Cisco
5 9 (6.72%) Mapinfo
5 9 (6.72%) Cramer
6 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.99%) BMC
7 4 (2.99%) Nortel
7 4 (2.99%) HP
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle
8 3 (2.24%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.24%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.24%) IBM
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.24%) F5
9 2 (1.49%) ComArch
9 2 (1.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.49%) Citrix
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