The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 120 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing RANAP 1 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 1.24% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £385 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £385 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - -
RANAP
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
561 728 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.27% 27.09% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 325 235
Average daily rate £363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 39
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
1 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (25.00%) Megaco
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) RNC
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
1 3 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (25.00%) Megaco
2 1 (25.00%) RNC
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia