The first table below looks at the demand for RANAP 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 RANAP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank - 111 133
Contract jobs citing RANAP 0 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.67% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £270 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 657 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.42% 26.48% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 204 224
Average daily rate £295 £285 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 20 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
RANAP
South East

RANAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RANAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RANAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RANAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RANAP across the Berkshire region.

RANAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RANAP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RANAP 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 RANAP.

1 10 (100.00%) 3G
1 10 (100.00%) L2TP
1 10 (100.00%) MVNO
2 8 (80.00%) 4G
3 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) LTE
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (30.00%) Nokia
6 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RANAP 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 RANAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
1 10 (100.00%) L2TP
1 10 (100.00%) MVNO
2 8 (80.00%) 4G
3 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (50.00%) LTE
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Management
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Nokia
1 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks