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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 58 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 9 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 1.09% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.37% 4.26% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £230 £215 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £179 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £251 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £291
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
206 235 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.95% 25.52% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 114 96
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 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 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 10 (55.56%) 2G
2 10 (55.56%) Ericsson
2 10 (55.56%) 3G
2 10 (55.56%) 4G
3 9 (50.00%) LTE
4 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) SLA
4 8 (44.44%) Service Management
5 7 (38.89%) Huawei
6 6 (33.33%) Nokia
6 6 (33.33%) GSM
6 6 (33.33%) UMTS
7 5 (27.78%) UTRAN
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) DWDM
8 4 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (16.67%) Wireless
9 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 2 (11.11%) Maya
10 2 (11.11%) CCNP
10 2 (11.11%) CCNA
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (11.11%) HNC
10 2 (11.11%) HND
10 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
11 1 (5.56%) Node B
11 1 (5.56%) Samsung
11 1 (5.56%) 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 (11.11%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) 2G
1 10 (55.56%) 3G
1 10 (55.56%) 4G
2 9 (50.00%) LTE
3 6 (33.33%) GSM
3 6 (33.33%) UMTS
4 5 (27.78%) UTRAN
5 4 (22.22%) DWDM
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) ATM
7 1 (5.56%) Node B
7 1 (5.56%) RNC
General
1 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) 3G Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Radio Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) HNC
2 2 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Ericsson
2 7 (38.89%) Huawei
3 6 (33.33%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Samsung