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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network (RAN)
Rank 40 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 30 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.22% 1.33% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.54% 4.71% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£285 £310 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £294 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
171 255 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.33% 28.21% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 81
Average daily rate £340 £351 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +21.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.10 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £41.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 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 44 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 40 (72.73%) 4G
3 38 (69.09%) 3G
4 37 (67.27%) LTE
5 22 (40.00%) UNIX
6 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
6 19 (34.55%) 2G
7 13 (23.64%) Linux
7 13 (23.64%) PKI
8 12 (21.82%) MS Office
9 10 (18.18%) 3GPP
9 10 (18.18%) Electronics
9 10 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (16.36%) IPsec
10 9 (16.36%) MS Access
10 9 (16.36%) XML
10 9 (16.36%) Perl
10 9 (16.36%) SQL
10 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
11 8 (14.55%) Degree
11 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.73%) Project Management
13 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.91%) HNC
13 6 (10.91%) HND
13 6 (10.91%) Line Management
14 5 (9.09%) CCNP
14 5 (9.09%) CCNA

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 19 (34.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.82%) MS Office
3 10 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Maya
5 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 40 (72.73%) 4G
2 38 (69.09%) 3G
3 37 (67.27%) LTE
4 19 (34.55%) 2G
5 10 (18.18%) 3GPP
6 9 (16.36%) IPsec
7 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.27%) DNS
8 4 (7.27%) RNC
9 3 (5.45%) WCDMA
10 2 (3.64%) DHCP
10 2 (3.64%) IKE
10 2 (3.64%) SNMP
10 2 (3.64%) VPN
10 2 (3.64%) MPLS
10 2 (3.64%) OSPF
10 2 (3.64%) BGP
10 2 (3.64%) VRRP
10 2 (3.64%) RANAP
10 2 (3.64%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MS Access
2 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 44 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (5.45%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Consultant
4 2 (3.64%) Planning Manager
4 2 (3.64%) IP Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Network Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Programme Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Analyst
5 1 (1.82%) Security Consultant
5 1 (1.82%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) PKI
2 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Handset
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) UNIX
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Project Management
2 6 (10.91%) Line Management
3 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.27%) Change Control
4 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (5.45%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (5.45%) Network Design
4 3 (5.45%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (3.64%) Workflow
5 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Business Development
5 2 (3.64%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.82%) Validation
6 1 (1.82%) Network Planning
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL
6 1 (1.82%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Perl
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) HNC
2 6 (10.91%) HND
3 5 (9.09%) CCNP
3 5 (9.09%) CCNA
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.64%) PMP
5 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.09%) Ericsson
2 5 (9.09%) Nokia
2 5 (9.09%) Remedy
3 4 (7.27%) Amdocs
4 3 (5.45%) Huawei
4 3 (5.45%) Greenplum
4 3 (5.45%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft