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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 116 118 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing RANAP 11 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.39% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.62% 1.68% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£385 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
681 596 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 23.02% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 218 182
Average daily rate £350 £364 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 34
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.25 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RANAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

RANAP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

RANAP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) 3G
2 14 (93.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (73.33%) SGSN
4 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (60.00%) LTE
6 8 (53.33%) VoLTE
6 8 (53.33%) DNS
6 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (46.67%) 4G
8 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (40.00%) Validation
9 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (33.33%) GGSN
10 4 (26.67%) Project Management
10 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
11 3 (20.00%) Finance
11 3 (20.00%) Legal
11 3 (20.00%) Degree
11 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
12 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
12 1 (6.67%) Huawei
12 1 (6.67%) C
12 1 (6.67%) SLA
12 1 (6.67%) Cisco
12 1 (6.67%) Juniper

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) 3G
2 11 (73.33%) SGSN
3 10 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (60.00%) LTE
5 8 (53.33%) VoLTE
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
6 7 (46.67%) 4G
7 5 (33.33%) GGSN
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (40.00%) Validation
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (26.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Huawei
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper