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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 113 130 142
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing RANAP 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.039% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) 3G
2 15 (75.00%) LTE
3 13 (65.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 13 (65.00%) SGSN
4 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (50.00%) GGSN
5 10 (50.00%) 4G
5 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (35.00%) SLA
6 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
6 7 (35.00%) VoLTE
7 6 (30.00%) Huawei
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) Ericsson
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (15.00%) Validation
10 2 (10.00%) Billing
10 2 (10.00%) Information Management
10 2 (10.00%) Network Design
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.00%) 2G
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Network Management
10 2 (10.00%) Internet
10 2 (10.00%) SGI
10 2 (10.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) GPRS

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) 3G
2 15 (75.00%) LTE
3 13 (65.00%) SGSN
4 10 (50.00%) GGSN
4 10 (50.00%) 4G
5 7 (35.00%) VoLTE
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (10.00%) 2G
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) GPRS
7 2 (10.00%) GSM
7 2 (10.00%) 3GPP
7 2 (10.00%) WCDMA
7 2 (10.00%) MVNO
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (30.00%) Huawei
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Juniper
2 6 (30.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (10.00%) SGI
4 1 (5.00%) Nokia