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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Application Part (RANAP)
Rank 131 123 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Contract jobs citing RANAP 2 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 1.49% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
771 672 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 24.16% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 249 178
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 31
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
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 RANAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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 +1 1 - -
RANAP
South East

RANAP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (100.00%) 3G
2 12 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (78.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) VoLTE
5 8 (57.14%) SGSN
5 8 (57.14%) LTE
6 7 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (50.00%) Validation
7 6 (42.86%) Performance Management
7 6 (42.86%) 4G
8 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (35.71%) Project Management
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) Legal
9 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
9 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
10 2 (14.29%) GGSN
11 1 (7.14%) VCP4
11 1 (7.14%) C

RANAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (100.00%) 3G
2 12 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (57.14%) VoLTE
3 8 (57.14%) SGSN
3 8 (57.14%) LTE
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) 4G
6 2 (14.29%) GGSN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Validation
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (21.43%) Ericsson