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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 93 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -40  
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 26 27 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.42% 1.13% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.03% 4.82% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Median daily rate £285 £258 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +3.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £385 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £265
% change year-on-year -9.09% +24.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £117.50

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 370 560 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 23.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 243
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +21 12 £285 -
Newbury +2 2 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 32 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 21 (47.73%) 3G
3 20 (45.45%) LTE
4 19 (43.18%) 4G
5 15 (34.09%) VoLTE
6 11 (25.00%) Nokia
7 9 (20.45%) Degree
8 8 (18.18%) Validation
9 7 (15.91%) 2G
9 7 (15.91%) 3GPP
10 6 (13.64%) Ericsson
11 5 (11.36%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) Perl
11 5 (11.36%) ITIL
11 5 (11.36%) Huawei
11 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
11 5 (11.36%) Diameter Protocol
12 4 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
12 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
12 4 (9.09%) SPML
12 4 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (9.09%) LDAP
12 4 (9.09%) SOAP
12 4 (9.09%) GSM
12 4 (9.09%) Unix
12 4 (9.09%) INAP
12 4 (9.09%) Service Management
12 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.82%) Customer Requirements
13 3 (6.82%) VMware

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 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) 3G
2 20 (45.45%) LTE
3 19 (43.18%) 4G
4 15 (34.09%) VoLTE
5 7 (15.91%) 2G
5 7 (15.91%) 3GPP
6 5 (11.36%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (9.09%) GSM
7 4 (9.09%) INAP
7 4 (9.09%) LDAP
7 4 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (6.82%) UTRAN
9 2 (4.55%) UMTS
9 2 (4.55%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) DHCP
10 1 (2.27%) DNS
10 1 (2.27%) IKE
10 1 (2.27%) IPsec
10 1 (2.27%) RANAP
10 1 (2.27%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MS Access
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 32 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) VoLTE Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Design Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Field Test Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 4G Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) LTE Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Radio Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Transition Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) SOAP
1 4 (9.09%) SPML
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.27%) PKI
1 1 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Validation
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
2 5 (11.36%) Project Management
3 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 4 (9.09%) Service Management
3 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (2.27%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) CCNP
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) HNC
2 3 (6.82%) HND
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Nokia
2 6 (13.64%) Ericsson
3 5 (11.36%) Huawei
4 4 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) Samsung
7 1 (2.27%) Greenplum
7 1 (2.27%) Virgin Media