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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 46 67 23
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -44
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 23 9 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.44% 0.90% 6.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.56% 3.61% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 13
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£246 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
- -11.66%
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
199 249 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.08% 24.88% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 91 66
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £186 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1025.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 33 (71.74%) Telecoms
2 30 (65.22%) 3G
3 28 (60.87%) 4G
4 26 (56.52%) LTE
5 24 (52.17%) 2G
6 11 (23.91%) Huawei
6 11 (23.91%) Ericsson
7 10 (21.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (19.57%) Nokia
9 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.87%) CCNP
11 5 (10.87%) CCNA
11 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
11 5 (10.87%) SLA
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (10.87%) HNC
11 5 (10.87%) HND
11 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
11 5 (10.87%) Remedy
11 5 (10.87%) Data Entry
12 4 (8.70%) NSN NetAct
12 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.70%) IPsec
12 4 (8.70%) ITIL
12 4 (8.70%) Netcool
13 3 (6.52%) 3GPP
13 3 (6.52%) UNIX
13 3 (6.52%) Perl
13 3 (6.52%) Wireless

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) 3G
2 28 (60.87%) 4G
3 26 (56.52%) LTE
4 24 (52.17%) 2G
5 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
6 4 (8.70%) IPsec
7 3 (6.52%) 3GPP
7 3 (6.52%) Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) RANAP
8 2 (4.35%) VoLTE
8 2 (4.35%) RNC
8 2 (4.35%) TETRA
8 2 (4.35%) UMTS
8 2 (4.35%) WCDMA
8 2 (4.35%) GSM
8 2 (4.35%) DNS
9 1 (2.17%) UTRAN
9 1 (2.17%) GPRS
9 1 (2.17%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 33 (71.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Integration Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.17%) Change Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.17%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Network Planner
5 1 (2.17%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) OSS Architect
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
1 5 (10.87%) Data Entry
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.35%) eTOM
3 2 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (2.17%) CRM
4 1 (2.17%) SOA
4 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.17%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.17%) Validation
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.17%) Service Management
4 1 (2.17%) Change Management
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CCNP
1 5 (10.87%) CCNA
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.87%) HNC
1 5 (10.87%) HND
2 3 (6.52%) VCP4
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) NSN NetAct
1 4 (8.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.17%) OpenView
2 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Huawei
1 11 (23.91%) Ericsson
2 10 (21.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (19.57%) Nokia
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.87%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) Nortel
6 1 (2.17%) BMC
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat