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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 65 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 8 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 3.06% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 16.25% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £270 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £259
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
Radio Access Network
Berkshire

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
207 160 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.04% 18.82% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 58 88
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.25 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) 3G
2 16 (72.73%) Telecoms
3 15 (68.18%) 4G
4 13 (59.09%) 2G
5 12 (54.55%) LTE
6 11 (50.00%) Huawei
7 8 (36.36%) Nokia
8 6 (27.27%) Samsung
9 5 (22.73%) Ericsson
10 4 (18.18%) UMTS
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) Node B
11 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (13.64%) RNC
11 3 (13.64%) GSM
11 3 (13.64%) 3GPP
11 3 (13.64%) Wireless
11 3 (13.64%) UTRAN
12 2 (9.09%) Project Management
12 2 (9.09%) ATM
12 2 (9.09%) MS Office
12 2 (9.09%) Unix
12 2 (9.09%) Linux
12 2 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
12 2 (9.09%) Change Management
12 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
12 2 (9.09%) Degree
12 2 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
12 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) 3G
2 15 (68.18%) 4G
3 13 (59.09%) 2G
4 12 (54.55%) LTE
5 4 (18.18%) Node B
5 4 (18.18%) UMTS
6 3 (13.64%) 3GPP
6 3 (13.64%) GSM
6 3 (13.64%) RNC
6 3 (13.64%) UTRAN
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) ATM
8 1 (4.55%) Broadband
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) IPsec
8 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Optimisation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Radio Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (9.09%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Databuild Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 2 (9.09%) RAN Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
1 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Change Management
1 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
1 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (4.55%) High Availability
2 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Huawei
2 8 (36.36%) Nokia
3 6 (27.27%) Samsung
4 5 (22.73%) Ericsson
5 2 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Arqiva
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo
6 1 (4.55%) Siemens