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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 39 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 26 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.10% 1.52% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.77% 5.38% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£285 £310 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £294 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £258 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.65% -11.20%
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
155 260 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.47% 28.14% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 82 75
Average daily rate £338 £338 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 45 (80.36%) Telecoms
2 43 (76.79%) 3G
3 40 (71.43%) LTE
4 39 (69.64%) 4G
5 24 (42.86%) 2G
6 22 (39.29%) UNIX
7 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 12 (21.43%) Linux
8 12 (21.43%) PKI
9 10 (17.86%) Perl
9 10 (17.86%) SQL
9 10 (17.86%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) MS Access
9 10 (17.86%) 3GPP
10 9 (16.07%) MS Office
10 9 (16.07%) HNC
10 9 (16.07%) HND
10 9 (16.07%) Electronics
11 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (14.29%) CCNP
11 8 (14.29%) CCNA
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 8 (14.29%) IPsec
12 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.50%) Degree
12 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.71%) Line Management
13 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 43 (76.79%) 3G
2 40 (71.43%) LTE
3 39 (69.64%) 4G
4 24 (42.86%) 2G
5 10 (17.86%) 3GPP
6 8 (14.29%) IPsec
7 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.36%) DNS
8 3 (5.36%) WCDMA
8 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.57%) GSM
9 2 (3.57%) VoLTE
9 2 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (3.57%) RANAP
10 1 (1.79%) FCAPS
10 1 (1.79%) RNC
10 1 (1.79%) HSRP
10 1 (1.79%) GPRS
10 1 (1.79%) UMTS
10 1 (1.79%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MS Access
General
1 45 (80.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.07%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (5.36%) RAN Performance Engineer
2 3 (5.36%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
2 3 (5.36%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (5.36%) Project Engineer
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
3 2 (3.57%) Consultant
3 2 (3.57%) IP Engineer
4 1 (1.79%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (1.79%) Designer
4 1 (1.79%) Analyst
4 1 (1.79%) Security Consultant
4 1 (1.79%) Design Engineer
4 1 (1.79%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) PKI
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) UNIX
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) Line Management
2 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (7.14%) Project Management
2 4 (7.14%) Data Entry
3 3 (5.36%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (5.36%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (5.36%) Network Design
4 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.57%) ITSM
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL
4 2 (3.57%) Fault Management
5 1 (1.79%) Validation
5 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.79%) Network Planning
5 1 (1.79%) eTOM
5 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.79%) Service Management
5 1 (1.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Perl
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) HNC
1 9 (16.07%) HND
2 8 (14.29%) CCNP
2 8 (14.29%) CCNA
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.36%) Greenplum
3 3 (5.36%) Mapinfo
4 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) Huawei
5 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.79%) Nokia