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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 52 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 10 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 2.34% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.10% 10.86% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £235 £318 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.98% -11.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £298 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £122.50 -
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
164 221 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.00% 21.58% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 122 95
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (55.56%) 2G
2 10 (55.56%) 3G
2 10 (55.56%) 4G
3 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) SLA
3 8 (44.44%) Service Management
4 7 (38.89%) Huawei
5 6 (33.33%) LTE
5 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
6 4 (22.22%) Nokia
6 4 (22.22%) GSM
6 4 (22.22%) UMTS
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) DWDM
6 4 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (16.67%) Node B
7 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 3 (16.67%) RNC
7 3 (16.67%) UTRAN
7 3 (16.67%) ATM
8 2 (11.11%) Maya
8 2 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
8 2 (11.11%) Samsung
9 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
9 1 (5.56%) NSN NetAct

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 6 (33.33%) LTE
3 4 (22.22%) DWDM
3 4 (22.22%) GSM
3 4 (22.22%) UMTS
3 4 (22.22%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) ATM
4 3 (16.67%) Node B
4 3 (16.67%) RNC
4 3 (16.67%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Programme Manager
1 4 (22.22%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 4G Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Huawei
2 6 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 4 (22.22%) Nokia
4 2 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (11.11%) Samsung
5 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.56%) BT
5 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
5 1 (5.56%) Siemens