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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 49 71 6
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -65
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 22 18 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.43% 1.63% 12.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.58% 6.92% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 26
Average daily rate
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£204 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.53% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £270 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £278 £265
% change year-on-year
+11.71% +4.71%
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
190 260 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.99% 23.57% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 101 110
Average daily rate £350 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 20 (62.50%) 3G
3 19 (59.38%) 4G
4 17 (53.13%) LTE
5 14 (43.75%) 2G
6 12 (37.50%) Ericsson
7 11 (34.38%) Nokia
7 11 (34.38%) Huawei
8 10 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (15.63%) SLA
10 4 (12.50%) Netcool
10 4 (12.50%) Wireless
10 4 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
11 3 (9.38%) Degree
11 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
11 3 (9.38%) Back Office
11 3 (9.38%) IPsec
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
12 2 (6.25%) Perl
12 2 (6.25%) ITIL
12 2 (6.25%) HNC
12 2 (6.25%) HND
12 2 (6.25%) CCNP
12 2 (6.25%) CCNA
12 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
12 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (6.25%) INAP
12 2 (6.25%) TETRA
12 2 (6.25%) DNS

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) 3G
2 19 (59.38%) 4G
3 17 (53.13%) LTE
4 14 (43.75%) 2G
5 4 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) IPsec
7 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.25%) INAP
7 2 (6.25%) TETRA
7 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (3.13%) RANAP
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.13%) FWSM
8 1 (3.13%) VoLTE
8 1 (3.13%) WiMAX
8 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.13%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
General
1 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (9.38%) Consultant
2 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
2 2 (6.25%) Architect
2 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
2 2 (6.25%) Integration Manager
2 2 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) OSS Architect
3 1 (3.13%) IP Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.13%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.13%) Change Analyst
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
3 1 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
2 2 (6.25%) Data Entry
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.13%) eTOM
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Validation
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.13%) CRM
3 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) HNC
2 2 (6.25%) HND
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Netcool
1 4 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Ericsson
2 11 (34.38%) Nokia
2 11 (34.38%) Huawei
3 10 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel