The first table below looks at the demand for UTRAN 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 UTRAN over the 3 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Rank - 61 52
Contract jobs citing UTRAN 0 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 1.14% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.52% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £275 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £255
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 199 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.98% 25.16% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 76 114
Average daily rate £290 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £21.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
UTRAN
Berkshire

UTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UTRAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UTRAN across the Reading region.

UTRAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

UTRAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UTRAN across the Reading region.

UTRAN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

UTRAN
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN.

1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

UTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing UTRAN 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 UTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks