Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 93 109
Rank change year-on-year +64 +16 +6
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 87 91 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.27% 2.12% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 11.83% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Median daily rate £363 £400 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +59.68% -12.11%
10th Percentile £275 £205 £167
90th Percentile £419 £444 £387
South East median daily rate £363 £400 £251
% change year-on-year -9.38% +59.68% -16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.59% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £18.70 £17.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £32.90 £17.00 £21.65
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +70.59% +3.03% -

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 406 769 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.61% 17.91% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 350 324
Median daily rate £425 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +2.42% +0.69%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £185
90th Percentile £590 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 28
Median hourly rate £19.50 £12.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -42.86% +61.54%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.00 £13.28
90th Percentile £47.70 £51.50 £53.63
Median hourly rate £32.25 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +79.17% -28.01% +42.87%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Radio Access Network as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Radio Access Network in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Radio Access Network in Berkshire

Radio Access Network
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 13 July 2020. 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 +19 58 £369 -7.81% 1
Newbury +15 4 £145 -30.12%
Slough +17 2 £363 -14.71%
Radio Access Network
South East

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Radio Access Network also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 63 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 47 (54.02%) 5G
3 31 (35.63%) 4G
4 26 (29.89%) LTE
5 22 (25.29%) 3G
6 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (19.54%) Wireless
7 17 (19.54%) Ericsson
7 17 (19.54%) GSM
8 16 (18.39%) Huawei
9 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (14.94%) ITIL
10 13 (14.94%) 2G
11 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (13.79%) Project Management
12 11 (12.64%) Logistics
12 11 (12.64%) Degree
13 10 (11.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 10 (11.49%) WCDMA
13 10 (11.49%) Service Management
13 10 (11.49%) RNC
14 9 (10.34%) Nokia Networks
14 9 (10.34%) Project Delivery
15 8 (9.20%) VoLTE
15 8 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
15 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
15 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
16 7 (8.05%) UMTS

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 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) AWS
1 2 (2.30%) Azure
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 47 (54.02%) 5G
2 31 (35.63%) 4G
3 26 (29.89%) LTE
4 22 (25.29%) 3G
5 17 (19.54%) GSM
5 17 (19.54%) Wireless
6 13 (14.94%) 2G
7 10 (11.49%) RNC
7 10 (11.49%) WCDMA
8 8 (9.20%) VoLTE
9 7 (8.05%) UMTS
10 4 (4.60%) 3GPP
10 4 (4.60%) Diameter Protocol
10 4 (4.60%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.45%) GPRS
11 3 (3.45%) Internet
11 3 (3.45%) LAN
11 3 (3.45%) MIMO
11 3 (3.45%) SGSN
11 3 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Big Data
1 1 (1.15%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (1.15%) GIS
1 1 (1.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 63 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Local Government
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 12 (13.79%) Architect
2 9 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (9.20%) Radio Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) Telecoms Manager
4 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.05%) RAN Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Build Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Logistics Controller
6 4 (4.60%) Planning Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Service Design Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Network Planner
7 3 (3.45%) OSS Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Problem Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Logistics Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) JSON
1 1 (1.15%) Pandas
1 1 (1.15%) PyQt
1 1 (1.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.30%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (14.94%) ITIL
4 12 (13.79%) Project Management
5 11 (12.64%) Logistics
6 10 (11.49%) Service Management
7 9 (10.34%) Project Delivery
8 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.90%) Network Design
9 6 (6.90%) Validation
10 5 (5.75%) Change Management
10 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) ITSM
10 5 (5.75%) Network Optimisation
10 5 (5.75%) Network Planning
10 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.45%) CCNA
5 3 (3.45%) CISSP
5 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) CCIE
6 2 (2.30%) CCNP
6 2 (2.30%) CISM
6 2 (2.30%) HNC
6 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) CCDP
7 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.15%) MOS
7 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.75%) PMO
3 1 (1.15%) COBIT
3 1 (1.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.15%) NIST
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.15%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Ericsson
2 16 (18.39%) Huawei
3 9 (10.34%) Nokia Networks
4 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.05%) Mapinfo
6 3 (3.45%) Remedy
7 2 (2.30%) Tableau
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) ComArch
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.15%) NetHawk
8 1 (1.15%) Nokia
8 1 (1.15%) Progress
8 1 (1.15%) Samsung
8 1 (1.15%) Vertica
8 1 (1.15%) VMware