The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 20 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 6 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.64% 2.70% 14.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 10.00% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £258 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.96% -24.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £258 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £258 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £271 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.59% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £122.50 - -
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 30.30% 27.03% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 19
Average daily rate £345 £425 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) 4G
2 7 (70.00%) 3G
3 6 (60.00%) SDH
3 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) 2G
3 6 (60.00%) VoLTE
4 5 (50.00%) Back Office
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
5 4 (40.00%) SSH
5 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (40.00%) GGSN
5 4 (40.00%) SGSN
5 4 (40.00%) LTE
5 4 (40.00%) MGW
5 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) SS7
5 4 (40.00%) Telnet
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) ATM
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (40.00%) FTP
5 4 (40.00%) HTTP
5 4 (40.00%) SNMP
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (30.00%) Huawei

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) 4G
2 7 (70.00%) 3G
3 6 (60.00%) SDH
3 6 (60.00%) VoLTE
3 6 (60.00%) 2G
4 4 (40.00%) SSH
4 4 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (40.00%) GGSN
4 4 (40.00%) SGSN
4 4 (40.00%) LTE
4 4 (40.00%) MGW
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) ATM
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Build Manager
3 1 (10.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
1 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Huawei
3 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia