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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 62 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 3 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 3.10% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 16.67% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £285 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £273 £263
% change year-on-year
+48.80% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Radio Access Network
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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
175 174 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.29% 18.59% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 85
Median daily rate £388 £340 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 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 16 (84.21%) 3G
2 14 (73.68%) 2G
3 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (68.42%) 4G
4 12 (63.16%) Huawei
5 10 (52.63%) LTE
6 8 (42.11%) Nokia
7 6 (31.58%) Samsung
8 5 (26.32%) Ericsson
8 5 (26.32%) UMTS
9 4 (21.05%) Node B
9 4 (21.05%) GSM
9 4 (21.05%) Wireless
10 3 (15.79%) UTRAN
10 3 (15.79%) RNC
11 2 (10.53%) Change Management
11 2 (10.53%) Degree
11 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
11 2 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
11 2 (10.53%) Project Management
11 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.53%) ATM
11 2 (10.53%) Back Office
11 2 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 1 (5.26%) Billing
12 1 (5.26%) Finance
12 1 (5.26%) BT
12 1 (5.26%) Siemens
12 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
12 1 (5.26%) Internet

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 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) 3G
2 14 (73.68%) 2G
3 13 (68.42%) 4G
4 10 (52.63%) LTE
5 5 (26.32%) UMTS
6 4 (21.05%) GSM
6 4 (21.05%) Node B
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) RNC
7 3 (15.79%) UTRAN
8 2 (10.53%) ATM
9 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
9 1 (5.26%) Broadband
9 1 (5.26%) Internet
9 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Optimisation Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Radio Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (10.53%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 4G Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Databuild Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Radio Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Change Management
1 2 (10.53%) Network Planning
1 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (5.26%) High Availability
2 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Huawei
2 8 (42.11%) Nokia
3 6 (31.58%) Samsung
4 5 (26.32%) Ericsson
5 2 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (10.53%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (5.26%) Arqiva
6 1 (5.26%) BT
6 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
6 1 (5.26%) Siemens