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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 63 50 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 15 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 2.67% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 12.62% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £331 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £117.50 -
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
291 206 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 21.19% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 73 94
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.81 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Access Network across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Radio Access Network Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (84.62%) 3G
2 20 (76.92%) Telecoms
3 18 (69.23%) 4G
4 14 (53.85%) 2G
5 12 (46.15%) LTE
6 10 (38.46%) Huawei
6 10 (38.46%) Nokia
7 7 (26.92%) Ericsson
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
10 4 (15.38%) Project Management
10 4 (15.38%) RNC
10 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (15.38%) Node B
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) Change Management
11 3 (11.54%) Wireless
11 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 3 (11.54%) Unix
11 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
12 2 (7.69%) UMTS
12 2 (7.69%) ITIL
12 2 (7.69%) HNC
12 2 (7.69%) ATM
12 2 (7.69%) Linux
12 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (7.69%) BT
12 2 (7.69%) Remedy
12 2 (7.69%) Network Planning

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 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) 3G
2 18 (69.23%) 4G
3 14 (53.85%) 2G
4 12 (46.15%) LTE
5 4 (15.38%) Node B
5 4 (15.38%) RNC
6 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) ATM
7 2 (7.69%) UMTS
8 1 (3.85%) Broadband
8 1 (3.85%) GSM
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) IPsec
8 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) UTRAN
8 1 (3.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) RAN Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 3 (11.54%) 3G Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 4G Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Databuild Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) RAN Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Site Acquisition Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Site Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Change Management
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Huawei
1 10 (38.46%) Nokia
2 7 (26.92%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (7.69%) BT
3 2 (7.69%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.85%) Arqiva
4 1 (3.85%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Siemens