The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Radio Access Network skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Radio Access Network over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Access Network (RAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 83 77 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -34  
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 18 49 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.97% 2.00% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.92% 7.87% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 37
Median daily rate £355 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +22.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £315 £260
% change year-on-year +23.01% +21.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Radio Access Network is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 366 623 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.76% 25.42% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 292 338
Median daily rate £420 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Radio Access Network as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Radio Access Network in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Access Network in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Access Network within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 11 £355 +7.16%
Radio Access Network
South East

Radio Access Network
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 24 (66.67%) 3G
2 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
3 22 (61.11%) LTE
3 22 (61.11%) 4G
4 16 (44.44%) VoLTE
5 14 (38.89%) 2G
6 11 (30.56%) Nokia
7 9 (25.00%) Huawei
8 8 (22.22%) 3GPP
8 8 (22.22%) UMTS
9 7 (19.44%) GSM
9 7 (19.44%) Ericsson
10 6 (16.67%) Validation
10 6 (16.67%) HND
11 5 (13.89%) HNC
11 5 (13.89%) UTRAN
11 5 (13.89%) Project Management
11 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
12 4 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
12 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (11.11%) CCNP
12 4 (11.11%) CCNA
12 4 (11.11%) Unix
12 4 (11.11%) Perl
12 4 (11.11%) SQL
13 3 (8.33%) MS Access
13 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
13 3 (8.33%) Degree
13 3 (8.33%) Samsung
13 3 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol

Radio Access Network
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) 3G
2 22 (61.11%) 4G
2 22 (61.11%) LTE
3 16 (44.44%) VoLTE
4 14 (38.89%) 2G
5 8 (22.22%) 3GPP
5 8 (22.22%) UMTS
6 7 (19.44%) GSM
7 5 (13.89%) UTRAN
8 3 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (5.56%) INAP
9 2 (5.56%) LDAP
9 2 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (2.78%) HTTP
10 1 (2.78%) Internet
10 1 (2.78%) RANAP
10 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.78%) VoWiFi
10 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) 3G Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) 4G Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Optimisation Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) VoLTE Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Field Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Field Test Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior RAN Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Data Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Performance Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior 3G Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior 4G Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) UMTS Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SOAP
1 2 (5.56%) SPML
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Validation
2 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
2 5 (13.89%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (2.78%) High Availability
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Presales
5 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Perl
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) HND
2 5 (13.89%) HNC
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 4 (11.11%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PMO
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Nokia
2 9 (25.00%) Huawei
3 7 (19.44%) Ericsson
4 4 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (8.33%) Samsung
6 2 (5.56%) Cramer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.78%) Nortel
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy
7 1 (2.78%) SevOne
7 1 (2.78%) Tellabs