The first table below looks at the demand for UTRAN 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 UTRAN over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank 125 126 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 1 3 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.12% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.46% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - £235
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +33.56%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
635 652 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.28% 26.66% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 204
Average daily rate £335 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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UTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

UTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

UTRAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

UTRAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

UTRAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN across the Berkshire region.

UTRAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

UTRAN
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN.

1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) RNC
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) HSDPA
3 1 (33.33%) CDMA
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Maya
3 1 (33.33%) Cerion
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (33.33%) 4G

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) RNC
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) HSDPA
3 1 (33.33%) CDMA
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Planner
1 1 (33.33%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (33.33%) Cerion