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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 45 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 27 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.14% 1.52% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 6.36% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £315 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £256 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £57.50
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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
180 236 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.95% 23.89% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 81 67
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 41 (82.00%) Telecoms
2 37 (74.00%) 3G
3 35 (70.00%) 4G
4 33 (66.00%) LTE
5 21 (42.00%) 2G
6 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
7 15 (30.00%) UNIX
8 10 (20.00%) 3GPP
9 9 (18.00%) Linux
9 9 (18.00%) MS Office
9 9 (18.00%) PKI
10 8 (16.00%) IPsec
10 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.00%) Electronics
11 7 (14.00%) Degree
12 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (12.00%) XML
12 6 (12.00%) Perl
12 6 (12.00%) SQL
12 6 (12.00%) HNC
12 6 (12.00%) HND
12 6 (12.00%) MS Access
12 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.00%) Line Management
12 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.00%) CCNP
13 5 (10.00%) CCNA
13 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
3 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (74.00%) 3G
2 35 (70.00%) 4G
3 33 (66.00%) LTE
4 21 (42.00%) 2G
5 10 (20.00%) 3GPP
6 8 (16.00%) IPsec
7 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.00%) WCDMA
8 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.00%) GSM
9 2 (4.00%) DNS
10 1 (2.00%) HSRP
10 1 (2.00%) VoLTE
10 1 (2.00%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (2.00%) DHCP
10 1 (2.00%) UMTS
10 1 (2.00%) GPRS
10 1 (2.00%) IKE
10 1 (2.00%) SNMP
10 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MS Access
General
1 41 (82.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (6.00%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Consultant
4 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.00%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (2.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Analyst
5 1 (2.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Network Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) PKI
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) UNIX
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Line Management
2 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (8.00%) Data Entry
3 3 (6.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (6.00%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (6.00%) Project Management
3 3 (6.00%) Network Design
4 2 (4.00%) ITSM
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL
4 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.00%) CRM
5 1 (2.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.00%) eTOM
5 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Perl
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) HNC
2 6 (12.00%) HND
3 5 (10.00%) CCNP
3 5 (10.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.00%) Remedy
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Greenplum
4 3 (6.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.00%) Nokia
4 3 (6.00%) Mapinfo
4 3 (6.00%) Huawei