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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 12 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.64% 1.31% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 4.56% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £223 £331 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.83% +34.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £359 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £314 £283
% change year-on-year
+23.50% +11.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
177 285 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.21% 28.67% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 150 78
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Radio Access Network
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 20 (86.96%) Telecoms
2 11 (47.83%) 3G
2 11 (47.83%) 4G
3 10 (43.48%) LTE
3 10 (43.48%) 2G
4 9 (39.13%) Ericsson
5 8 (34.78%) Service Management
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) Huawei
6 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
6 7 (30.43%) SLA
7 6 (26.09%) Nokia
7 6 (26.09%) GSM
7 6 (26.09%) UMTS
8 5 (21.74%) UTRAN
9 4 (17.39%) DWDM
9 4 (17.39%) CCNP
9 4 (17.39%) CCNA
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (17.39%) HNC
9 4 (17.39%) HND
9 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
9 4 (17.39%) VoLTE
10 3 (13.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 3 (13.04%) 3GPP
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 2 (8.70%) Maya
11 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
11 2 (8.70%) Wireless
11 2 (8.70%) Unix

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Maya
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) 3G
1 11 (47.83%) 4G
2 10 (43.48%) 2G
2 10 (43.48%) LTE
3 6 (26.09%) GSM
3 6 (26.09%) UMTS
4 5 (21.74%) UTRAN
5 4 (17.39%) DWDM
5 4 (17.39%) VoLTE
6 3 (13.04%) 3GPP
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 20 (86.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) 3G Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) 4G Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) VoLTE Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
4 3 (13.04%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Field Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Service Management
2 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) eTOM
5 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) HNC
2 4 (17.39%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Ericsson
2 7 (30.43%) Huawei
3 6 (26.09%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) Samsung