Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Radio Access Network (RAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 131 80
Rank change year-on-year +23 -51 +1
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 58 38 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.42% 0.90% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.65% 3.91% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 37
Berkshire median daily rate £455 £248 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.84% -17.50% -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £211 £249
90th Percentile £788 £338 £375
South East median daily rate £325 £280 £295
% change year-on-year +16.07% -5.08% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 758 972 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.53% 23.00% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 482 530
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.45 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.41% +11.70% +26.83%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +21 21 £280 +20.43%
Slough +5 6 - -
Newbury -2 5 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 43 (74.14%) Telecoms
2 15 (25.86%) Degree
3 14 (24.14%) 4G
4 12 (20.69%) Ericsson
4 12 (20.69%) 3G
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.24%) Nokia
6 10 (17.24%) ITIL
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (17.24%) Service Design
7 9 (15.52%) LTE
8 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 8 (13.79%) IT Strategy
9 7 (12.07%) 5G
9 7 (12.07%) Huawei
9 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (12.07%) Remedy
9 7 (12.07%) Project Management
9 7 (12.07%) 2G
9 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Legal
10 6 (10.34%) Finance
10 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
10 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.34%) Service Management
10 6 (10.34%) Ethernet
10 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (10.34%) Network Design
10 6 (10.34%) Amdocs
11 5 (8.62%) Programme Management

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 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (6.90%) Maya
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) IaaS
1 3 (5.17%) PaaS
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) 4G
2 12 (20.69%) 3G
3 9 (15.52%) LTE
4 7 (12.07%) 2G
4 7 (12.07%) 5G
5 6 (10.34%) Ethernet
6 5 (8.62%) MPLS
6 5 (8.62%) Wireless
7 4 (6.90%) RNC
8 3 (5.17%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (3.45%) DHCP
9 2 (3.45%) DNS
9 2 (3.45%) IKE
9 2 (3.45%) IPsec
9 2 (3.45%) VoLTE
10 1 (1.72%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (1.72%) HSRP
10 1 (1.72%) M3UA
10 1 (1.72%) Node B
10 1 (1.72%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) GIS
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 43 (74.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Front Office
3 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Strategy Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Network Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Architect
5 5 (8.62%) OSS Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Programme Director
5 5 (8.62%) Telecoms Architect
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL Service Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Mobile Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Planning Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Programme Planning Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Service Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Radio Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Service Design
3 8 (13.79%) IT Strategy
4 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) Project Management
5 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.34%) Network Design
5 6 (10.34%) Service Management
6 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.62%) Network Architecture
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.90%) Business Development
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (6.90%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.90%) PMP
3 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) CISM
4 1 (1.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.90%) PMO
3 2 (3.45%) SLA
4 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Ericsson
2 10 (17.24%) Nokia
3 7 (12.07%) Huawei
3 7 (12.07%) Remedy
4 6 (10.34%) Amdocs
5 3 (5.17%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Mapinfo
6 2 (3.45%) Cramer
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) Samsung
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.72%) BMC
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) Virgin Media