The first table below looks at the demand for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Newbury 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 15 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 8 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 4.94% 21.92% 18.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 56.14% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 9
Average daily rate £175 £320 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +47.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +116.98%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 21.60% 39.04% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 18
Average daily rate £175 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Radio Access Network
Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Newbury region.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing Radio Access Network 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 Radio Access Network.

1 6 (54.55%) 3G
1 6 (54.55%) Ericsson
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
1 6 (54.55%) 2G
1 6 (54.55%) 4G
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (45.45%) Huawei
2 5 (45.45%) ATM
3 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 4 (36.36%) GPRS
3 4 (36.36%) GSM
3 4 (36.36%) SDH
3 4 (36.36%) UMTS
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) IPv6
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) VRRP
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) ADSL
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing Radio Access Network 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 Radio Access Network. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) 3G
1 6 (54.55%) 2G
1 6 (54.55%) 4G
2 5 (45.45%) ATM
3 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 4 (36.36%) GPRS
3 4 (36.36%) GSM
3 4 (36.36%) SDH
3 4 (36.36%) UMTS
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) IPv6
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) VRRP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Ericsson
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (45.45%) Huawei
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Alcatel-Lucent