Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 126 91
Rank change year-on-year +20 -35 -34
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 67 38 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.63% 0.95% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.52% 4.15% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 22
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £235 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.13% -21.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £249 £206 £260
90th Percentile £788 £283 £383
South East median daily rate £375 £285 £295
% change year-on-year +31.58% -3.39% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 786 915 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.12% 22.88% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 445 544
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £232 £225 £229
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 48
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.81 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.24% -51.45% +115.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.28 £13.99
90th Percentile £42.25 £55.00 £54.78
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Radio Access Network as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 19 £288 +23.66%
Slough +9 9 £675 - 1
Newbury -14 5 - -
Wokingham - 3 £375 -
Radio Access Network
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 47 (70.15%) Telecoms
2 18 (26.87%) 4G
3 17 (25.37%) Degree
4 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (23.88%) 3G
5 13 (19.40%) ITIL
6 12 (17.91%) Service Design
7 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.93%) Ericsson
7 10 (14.93%) 5G
7 10 (14.93%) IT Strategy
8 9 (13.43%) LTE
8 9 (13.43%) Nokia
8 9 (13.43%) Ethernet
8 9 (13.43%) Legal
8 9 (13.43%) Migration
8 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
9 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (11.94%) Remedy
9 8 (11.94%) Wireless
10 7 (10.45%) 2G
10 7 (10.45%) Service Management
10 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.45%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (10.45%) Network Design
11 6 (8.96%) Amdocs
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (8.96%) Finance
11 6 (8.96%) Linux

Radio Access Network
Co-occurring 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 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.97%) Maya
4 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) IaaS
1 3 (4.48%) PaaS
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) 4G
2 16 (23.88%) 3G
3 10 (14.93%) 5G
4 9 (13.43%) Ethernet
4 9 (13.43%) LTE
5 8 (11.94%) Wireless
6 7 (10.45%) 2G
7 6 (8.96%) MPLS
8 5 (7.46%) VoLTE
9 4 (5.97%) RNC
10 3 (4.48%) BGP
10 3 (4.48%) OSPF
10 3 (4.48%) SIGTRAN
11 2 (2.99%) DNS
11 2 (2.99%) EIGRP
11 2 (2.99%) IKE
11 2 (2.99%) IPsec
11 2 (2.99%) SNMP
11 2 (2.99%) VPN
11 2 (2.99%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) GIS
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
General
1 47 (70.15%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.43%) Legal
3 6 (8.96%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Strategy Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Network Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Telecoms Architect
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL Service Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.46%) Programme Director
6 5 (7.46%) Service Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Mobile Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) OSS Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Planning Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Programme Planning Manager
7 4 (5.97%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Capacity Planning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Service Design
3 10 (14.93%) IT Strategy
3 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.43%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.45%) Network Design
5 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) Service Management
6 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.46%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.46%) Network Architecture
7 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.46%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.46%) SWOT Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Change Control
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) Perl
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.97%) PMP
3 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) CISM
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.97%) PMO
3 3 (4.48%) SLA
4 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.49%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Ericsson
2 9 (13.43%) Nokia
3 8 (11.94%) Remedy
4 6 (8.96%) Amdocs
5 5 (7.46%) Google
5 5 (7.46%) Mapinfo
6 3 (4.48%) Huawei
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.48%) Samsung
7 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.99%) BMC
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 2 (2.99%) Cramer
7 2 (2.99%) Dell
7 2 (2.99%) HP
7 2 (2.99%) Infoblox
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.99%) VMware