The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 57 51 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 12 25 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 2.61% 10.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 10.68% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 19
Average daily rate
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£310 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £258 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 234 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.89% 24.43% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 85 95
Average daily rate £351 £275 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +51.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Radio Access Network
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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 28 July 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 16 (76.19%) 3G
3 10 (47.62%) LTE
4 7 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) 2G
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (19.05%) 4G
6 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Ericsson
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Back Office
7 3 (14.29%) Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Huawei
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) 3G
2 10 (47.62%) LTE
3 7 (33.33%) 2G
4 4 (19.05%) 4G
4 4 (19.05%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) FWSM
6 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) ATM
6 1 (4.76%) Broadband
6 1 (4.76%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Architect
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
1 3 (14.29%) OSS Architect
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 2 (9.52%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Head of Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 3 (14.29%) Huawei
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) F5
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