The table below looks at the statistics for Radio Access Network skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 55 66 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -61
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 20 18 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.24% 1.66% 12.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 7.09% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 22
Average daily rate
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£360 £270 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £260 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £335 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £286 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.29% +6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
193 254 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.61% 23.41% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 130
Average daily rate £350 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £23.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Radio Access Network Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 23 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 20 (62.50%) 3G
3 16 (50.00%) LTE
4 13 (40.63%) 4G
4 13 (40.63%) 2G
5 8 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 8 (25.00%) Nokia
5 8 (25.00%) Huawei
6 7 (21.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) CCNA
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.50%) Back Office
9 3 (9.38%) SLA
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco
9 3 (9.38%) HP
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
9 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.25%) TETRA
10 2 (6.25%) Linux
10 2 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
10 2 (6.25%) HNC
10 2 (6.25%) HND

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) 3G
2 16 (50.00%) LTE
3 13 (40.63%) 4G
3 13 (40.63%) 2G
4 2 (6.25%) TETRA
4 2 (6.25%) INAP
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) IPsec
4 2 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) FWSM
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) WiMAX
5 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.13%) RNC
5 1 (3.13%) Broadband
5 1 (3.13%) GSM
5 1 (3.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (71.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 3 (9.38%) Consultant
1 3 (9.38%) Deployment Manager
1 3 (9.38%) Project Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Head of Service Management
2 2 (6.25%) Integration Manager
2 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Analyst
3 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
3 1 (3.13%) Coordinator
3 1 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (3.13%) IP Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.13%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
3 1 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL
1 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
2 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
2 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.25%) Service Management
2 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Logistics
3 1 (3.13%) eTOM
3 1 (3.13%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) CRM
3 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.13%) SOA
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNA
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) HNC
3 2 (6.25%) HND
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Netcool
1 2 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView
2 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 8 (25.00%) Nokia
1 8 (25.00%) Huawei
2 7 (21.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Dell
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
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