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 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 47 69 30
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -39
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 25 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.51% 0.87% 5.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 3.49% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
Average daily rate
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£275 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £57.50
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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
195 258 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.60% 24.86% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 94 76
Average daily rate £375 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 36 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 33 (73.33%) 3G
3 31 (68.89%) 4G
4 28 (62.22%) LTE
5 23 (51.11%) 2G
6 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
7 12 (26.67%) UNIX
8 9 (20.00%) 3GPP
9 7 (15.56%) IPsec
9 7 (15.56%) MS Office
9 7 (15.56%) Ericsson
10 6 (13.33%) Nokia
10 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.33%) XML
10 6 (13.33%) Perl
10 6 (13.33%) SQL
10 6 (13.33%) Linux
10 6 (13.33%) HNC
10 6 (13.33%) HND
10 6 (13.33%) MS Access
10 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (13.33%) Huawei
10 6 (13.33%) PKI
10 6 (13.33%) Degree
10 6 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (11.11%) Data Entry
11 5 (11.11%) Line Management
11 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (11.11%) Computer Science

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) 3G
2 31 (68.89%) 4G
3 28 (62.22%) LTE
4 23 (51.11%) 2G
5 9 (20.00%) 3GPP
6 7 (15.56%) IPsec
7 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.67%) WCDMA
9 2 (4.44%) Wireless
9 2 (4.44%) RANAP
9 2 (4.44%) VoLTE
9 2 (4.44%) DNS
10 1 (2.22%) UTRAN
10 1 (2.22%) UMTS
10 1 (2.22%) GPRS
10 1 (2.22%) GSM
10 1 (2.22%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MS Access
General
1 36 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Change Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Network Planner
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) PKI
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) UNIX
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 5 (11.11%) Data Entry
1 5 (11.11%) Line Management
2 4 (8.89%) Project Management
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.22%) Validation
5 1 (2.22%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.22%) eTOM
5 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.22%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
5 1 (2.22%) CRM
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Perl
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) HNC
1 6 (13.33%) HND
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) CCNP
2 5 (11.11%) CCNA
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Netcool
1 2 (4.44%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Ericsson
2 6 (13.33%) Nokia
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.33%) Huawei
2 6 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Remedy