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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 50 86 20
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -66
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 98 43 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.40% 1.51% 7.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 6.65% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 31
Average daily rate
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£285 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £247 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £57.50
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
728 647 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.29% 22.69% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 244 208
Average daily rate £300 £295 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +16 25 £275 -
Newbury +9 24 £290 +65.71%
Slough +6 12 £323 -
Bracknell +1 2 £263 -
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 118 (67.05%) Telecoms
2 116 (65.91%) 3G
3 81 (46.02%) 2G
3 81 (46.02%) LTE
3 81 (46.02%) 4G
4 54 (30.68%) Ericsson
5 41 (23.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 32 (18.18%) Huawei
7 30 (17.05%) Network Planning
8 29 (16.48%) Nokia
9 23 (13.07%) VoLTE
9 23 (13.07%) Cramer
9 23 (13.07%) Wireless
10 22 (12.50%) RNC
10 22 (12.50%) C
10 22 (12.50%) GSM
10 22 (12.50%) SDH
10 22 (12.50%) UMTS
11 21 (11.93%) ATM
12 17 (9.66%) 3GPP
12 17 (9.66%) GPRS
13 16 (9.09%) WiMAX
13 16 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (8.52%) ITIL
14 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
14 15 (8.52%) CDMA2000
14 15 (8.52%) MPLS
14 15 (8.52%) DSL
14 15 (8.52%) GPON
14 15 (8.52%) HSPA

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (0.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.41%) MS Office
2 6 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.57%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 116 (65.91%) 3G
2 81 (46.02%) 2G
2 81 (46.02%) LTE
2 81 (46.02%) 4G
3 23 (13.07%) VoLTE
3 23 (13.07%) Wireless
4 22 (12.50%) RNC
4 22 (12.50%) GSM
4 22 (12.50%) SDH
4 22 (12.50%) UMTS
5 21 (11.93%) ATM
6 17 (9.66%) GPRS
6 17 (9.66%) 3GPP
7 16 (9.09%) WiMAX
7 16 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (8.52%) CDMA2000
8 15 (8.52%) MPLS
8 15 (8.52%) DSL
8 15 (8.52%) GPON
8 15 (8.52%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) MS Access
General
1 118 (67.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.68%) Finance
3 6 (3.41%) Marketing
4 5 (2.84%) Back Office
5 4 (2.27%) Electronics
6 3 (1.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (15.91%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (7.39%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (6.82%) Network Planner
4 10 (5.68%) Design Engineer
5 9 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.55%) Analyst
7 7 (3.98%) Service Manager
7 7 (3.98%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.98%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.41%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (3.41%) Senior Design Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Network Specialist
9 5 (2.84%) RF Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 5 (2.84%) Project Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) RF Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.98%) XML
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.84%) PKI
3 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.14%) Handset
5 2 (1.14%) GIS
5 2 (1.14%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.82%) UNIX
2 5 (2.84%) Linux
2 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.05%) Network Planning
2 15 (8.52%) ITIL
3 14 (7.95%) Project Management
4 11 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.11%) Performance Management
6 7 (3.98%) Validation
6 7 (3.98%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.41%) eTOM
7 6 (3.41%) Service Management
7 6 (3.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.84%) Data Entry
8 5 (2.84%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.84%) Line Management
8 5 (2.84%) Software Licensing
9 3 (1.70%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (1.70%) Capacity Management
9 3 (1.70%) Requirements Management
9 3 (1.70%) Use Case
9 3 (1.70%) UML
10 2 (1.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.50%) C
2 8 (4.55%) SQL
3 7 (3.98%) Perl
4 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (7.39%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) ISEB
2 7 (3.98%) HNC
3 6 (3.41%) HND
3 6 (3.41%) CCNP
3 6 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.84%) CCNA
4 5 (2.84%) CBAP
5 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CCSA
7 1 (0.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.14%) Netcool
3 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (30.68%) Ericsson
2 41 (23.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 32 (18.18%) Huawei
4 29 (16.48%) Nokia
5 23 (13.07%) Cramer
6 11 (6.25%) Amdocs
7 5 (2.84%) Remedy
7 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.84%) Cisco
7 5 (2.84%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.27%) Actix
8 4 (2.27%) Mapinfo
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle
9 3 (1.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.57%) Nortel
10 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.57%) Siemens
10 1 (0.57%) F5
10 1 (0.57%) NEC
10 1 (0.57%) Blue Coat