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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 57 55 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 11 24 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 2.35% 12.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 10.34% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 14
Average daily rate
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£360 £260 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
209 232 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.56% 22.70% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 114
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (70.37%) 3G
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 14 (51.85%) LTE
3 8 (29.63%) 2G
3 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Nokia
6 4 (14.81%) Ericsson
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) Back Office
6 4 (14.81%) Huawei
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (14.81%) 4G
6 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.11%) MS Office

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) 3G
2 14 (51.85%) LTE
3 8 (29.63%) 2G
4 4 (14.81%) 4G
4 4 (14.81%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) INAP
5 2 (7.41%) TETRA
5 2 (7.41%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.70%) FWSM
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) SMTP
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) SNMP
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) OSS Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 2 (7.41%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) IP Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.70%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) Validation
2 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) Nokia
2 4 (14.81%) Ericsson
2 4 (14.81%) Huawei
3 3 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) F5
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