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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 51 77 15
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -62
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 84 53 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.17% 2.04% 8.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 8.92% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 26
Average daily rate
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£290 £279 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £361 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £279 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +5.45%
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
686 594 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.93% 22.84% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 221 177
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 20 £246 -
Slough +6 20 £438 +71.56% 2
Newbury +10 15 £293 - 2
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 111 (70.25%) 3G
2 102 (64.56%) Telecoms
3 75 (47.47%) LTE
4 71 (44.94%) 4G
5 64 (40.51%) 2G
6 51 (32.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 47 (29.75%) Ericsson
8 34 (21.52%) Huawei
9 28 (17.72%) Nokia
10 22 (13.92%) RNC
11 21 (13.29%) ITIL
12 19 (12.03%) VoLTE
12 19 (12.03%) Project Management
12 19 (12.03%) Network Planning
13 18 (11.39%) Degree
13 18 (11.39%) NSN NetAct
14 16 (10.13%) Cramer
15 14 (8.86%) Finance
15 14 (8.86%) Wireless
15 14 (8.86%) eTOM
16 13 (8.23%) Validation
16 13 (8.23%) C
17 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (6.96%) UMTS
18 11 (6.96%) DNS
19 10 (6.33%) 3GPP
19 10 (6.33%) Configuration Management
19 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
19 10 (6.33%) RANAP
19 10 (6.33%) Performance Management

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (0.63%) CMS
1 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Maya
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 111 (70.25%) 3G
2 75 (47.47%) LTE
3 71 (44.94%) 4G
4 64 (40.51%) 2G
5 22 (13.92%) RNC
6 19 (12.03%) VoLTE
7 14 (8.86%) Wireless
8 11 (6.96%) UMTS
8 11 (6.96%) DNS
9 10 (6.33%) 3GPP
9 10 (6.33%) RANAP
10 9 (5.70%) SGSN
10 9 (5.70%) ATM
10 9 (5.70%) Broadband
11 8 (5.06%) GSM
12 7 (4.43%) WiMAX
12 7 (4.43%) GPRS
12 7 (4.43%) Internet
13 6 (3.80%) MGW
13 6 (3.80%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.27%) MS Access
General
1 102 (64.56%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.86%) Finance
3 9 (5.70%) Billing
4 8 (5.06%) Back Office
5 4 (2.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (13.29%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (8.23%) Network Planner
3 12 (7.59%) Analyst
3 12 (7.59%) Consultant
4 11 (6.96%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.33%) Test Engineer
6 8 (5.06%) Architect
6 8 (5.06%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (5.06%) Design Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) Business Process Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) Process Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) Designer
8 6 (3.80%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.80%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) Network Specialist
9 5 (3.16%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.53%) OSS Architect
10 4 (2.53%) Senior Design Engineer
10 4 (2.53%) 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) XML
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) GIS
3 3 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.29%) ITIL
2 19 (12.03%) Project Management
2 19 (12.03%) Network Planning
3 14 (8.86%) eTOM
4 13 (8.23%) Validation
5 10 (6.33%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.33%) Performance Management
6 9 (5.70%) Performance Improvement
6 9 (5.70%) Capacity Management
6 9 (5.70%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.16%) Service Management
8 5 (3.16%) Data Entry
8 5 (3.16%) Software Licensing
9 4 (2.53%) Coaching
9 4 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.90%) CRM
10 3 (1.90%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (1.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.23%) C
2 5 (3.16%) SQL
3 3 (1.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) CBAP
2 9 (5.70%) ISEB
3 5 (3.16%) HNC
3 5 (3.16%) HND
3 5 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.16%) CCNP
3 5 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (2.53%) OpenView
2 4 (2.53%) Netcool
3 3 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (32.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 47 (29.75%) Ericsson
3 34 (21.52%) Huawei
4 28 (17.72%) Nokia
5 16 (10.13%) Cramer
6 9 (5.70%) Mapinfo
7 8 (5.06%) Amdocs
8 7 (4.43%) Cisco
9 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.53%) HP
10 4 (2.53%) Nortel
10 4 (2.53%) Remedy
10 4 (2.53%) Oracle
10 4 (2.53%) BMC
11 3 (1.90%) IBM
12 2 (1.27%) F5
12 2 (1.27%) ComArch
12 2 (1.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.27%) Citrix
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