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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 48 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -27
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 76 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.10% 1.43% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 5.61% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 3
Average daily rate
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£265 £258 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -8.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £258 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -11.20%
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
604 624 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.61% 25.57% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 204 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 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 3 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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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 +17 26 £285 -8.06% 1
Slough +15 13 £250 - 1
Maidenhead - 8 £260 -
Bracknell -3 4 - -
Newbury -3 3 - - 1
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 132 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 116 (62.03%) 3G
3 92 (49.20%) 4G
4 89 (47.59%) LTE
5 70 (37.43%) 2G
6 39 (20.86%) Ericsson
7 28 (14.97%) Network Planning
8 26 (13.90%) Nokia
8 26 (13.90%) SDH
9 25 (13.37%) UNIX
9 25 (13.37%) VoLTE
10 24 (12.83%) GSM
11 22 (11.76%) UMTS
11 22 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 20 (10.70%) Huawei
12 20 (10.70%) ATM
12 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
12 20 (10.70%) C
13 19 (10.16%) 3GPP
13 19 (10.16%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (9.09%) Wireless
15 16 (8.56%) GPRS
15 16 (8.56%) MPLS
15 16 (8.56%) HSPA
16 15 (8.02%) GPON
16 15 (8.02%) WiMAX
16 15 (8.02%) CDMA2000
16 15 (8.02%) DSL
16 15 (8.02%) Project Management
16 15 (8.02%) Cramer

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 8 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 116 (62.03%) 3G
2 92 (49.20%) 4G
3 89 (47.59%) LTE
4 70 (37.43%) 2G
5 26 (13.90%) SDH
6 25 (13.37%) VoLTE
7 24 (12.83%) GSM
8 22 (11.76%) UMTS
9 20 (10.70%) ATM
10 19 (10.16%) 3GPP
10 19 (10.16%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (9.09%) Wireless
12 16 (8.56%) HSPA
12 16 (8.56%) GPRS
12 16 (8.56%) MPLS
13 15 (8.02%) DSL
13 15 (8.02%) CDMA2000
13 15 (8.02%) GPON
13 15 (8.02%) WiMAX
14 14 (7.49%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 132 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.81%) Electronics
3 6 (3.21%) Back Office
4 5 (2.67%) Retail
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Legal
5 3 (1.60%) Billing
6 2 (1.07%) Finance
6 2 (1.07%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (16.58%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (5.35%) Analyst
4 8 (4.28%) Architect
4 8 (4.28%) Test Engineer
4 8 (4.28%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (3.74%) Design Engineer
5 7 (3.74%) Business Analyst
5 7 (3.74%) Implementation Manager
5 7 (3.74%) Network Planner
5 7 (3.74%) Designer
6 6 (3.21%) Security Engineer
6 6 (3.21%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (3.21%) Project Manager
6 6 (3.21%) Project Engineer
6 6 (3.21%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 5 (2.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (2.67%) IP Engineer
8 4 (2.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (2.14%) Senior RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.95%) PKI
2 12 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.14%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.07%) Handset
6 2 (1.07%) Statistics
6 2 (1.07%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.53%) Economics
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.37%) UNIX
2 13 (6.95%) Linux
3 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.97%) Network Planning
2 15 (8.02%) Project Management
3 11 (5.88%) Validation
4 9 (4.81%) ITIL
5 8 (4.28%) Business Analysis
6 7 (3.74%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.74%) Network Design
6 7 (3.74%) Line Management
7 6 (3.21%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (3.21%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.67%) Performance Management
8 5 (2.67%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.14%) Data Entry
9 4 (2.14%) eTOM
10 3 (1.60%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (1.60%) Use Case
10 3 (1.60%) CRM
10 3 (1.60%) Network Management
10 3 (1.60%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.70%) C
2 13 (6.95%) SQL
3 11 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (6.95%) Degree
2 10 (5.35%) CCNP
2 10 (5.35%) HNC
2 10 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.81%) HND
4 8 (4.28%) CCNA
5 5 (2.67%) ISEB
6 3 (1.60%) CBAP
7 2 (1.07%) CCSA
7 2 (1.07%) CCSE
7 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.07%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.60%) OpenView
2 3 (1.60%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.07%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 39 (20.86%) Ericsson
2 26 (13.90%) Nokia
3 22 (11.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 20 (10.70%) Huawei
5 15 (8.02%) Cramer
6 8 (4.28%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.28%) Mapinfo
7 7 (3.74%) Amdocs
8 6 (3.21%) Cisco
8 6 (3.21%) Actix
9 4 (2.14%) Greenplum
9 4 (2.14%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.14%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.60%) HP
10 3 (1.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (1.60%) SevOne
11 2 (1.07%) F5
11 2 (1.07%) Siemens
11 2 (1.07%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.07%) ComArch
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