Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 116 136
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 -67
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 69 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.77% 1.16% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.56% 6.02% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 6
Berkshire median daily rate £288 £378 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.84% +43.81% -12.50%
10th Percentile £165 £263 £213
90th Percentile £388 £788 £366
South East median daily rate £288 £325 £358
% change year-on-year -11.54% -9.09% +23.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 722 764 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.54% 19.19% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 335 501
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £198 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.19% -6.90% -43.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £45.40 £46.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +38.89% -25.47% +7.33%

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 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor 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 20 October 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 35 £206 -25.00%
Slough -2 9 £375 -
Newbury -8 5 - -
Radio Access Network
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 53 (76.81%) Telecoms
2 22 (31.88%) 3G
3 20 (28.99%) 4G
4 19 (27.54%) LTE
5 17 (24.64%) 5G
5 17 (24.64%) Huawei
6 16 (23.19%) 2G
7 13 (18.84%) GSM
7 13 (18.84%) 3GPP
8 12 (17.39%) Degree
8 12 (17.39%) Network Planning
8 12 (17.39%) VoLTE
8 12 (17.39%) Performance Engineering
9 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.94%) UMTS
10 10 (14.49%) Finance
10 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
10 10 (14.49%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (13.04%) Contract Management
11 9 (13.04%) Capacity Management
11 9 (13.04%) Algorithms
11 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (11.59%) Mapinfo
12 8 (11.59%) Actix
13 7 (10.14%) Commercial Awareness
13 7 (10.14%) Legal
13 7 (10.14%) Project Management
13 7 (10.14%) Marketing
14 6 (8.70%) Remedy
14 6 (8.70%) Migration

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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) 3G
2 20 (28.99%) 4G
3 19 (27.54%) LTE
4 17 (24.64%) 5G
5 16 (23.19%) 2G
6 13 (18.84%) 3GPP
6 13 (18.84%) GSM
7 12 (17.39%) VoLTE
8 11 (15.94%) UMTS
9 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.80%) RNC
10 4 (5.80%) Wireless
11 3 (4.35%) ATM
11 3 (4.35%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.90%) ASN.1
12 2 (2.90%) Node B
12 2 (2.90%) WiMAX
13 1 (1.45%) DHCP
13 1 (1.45%) LAN
13 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
1 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.90%) Power BI
General
1 53 (76.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.49%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Legal
3 7 (10.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 9 (13.04%) Performance Engineer
1 9 (13.04%) Radio Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) RAN Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Vendor Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Commercial Manager
5 5 (7.25%) RF Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) OSS Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Telecoms Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) 4G Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Designer
7 3 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) REST
2 2 (2.90%) SOAP
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) CMDB
2 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.90%) TM Forum
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Network Planning
1 12 (17.39%) Performance Engineering
2 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (14.49%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
4 9 (13.04%) Capacity Management
4 9 (13.04%) Contract Management
5 7 (10.14%) Commercial Awareness
5 7 (10.14%) Project Management
6 6 (8.70%) Decision-Making
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.25%) Change Control
7 5 (7.25%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (7.25%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.80%) Analytics
8 4 (5.80%) Data Entry
8 4 (5.80%) Network Management
8 4 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) HNC
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Huawei
2 8 (11.59%) Actix
2 8 (11.59%) Mapinfo
3 6 (8.70%) Remedy
3 6 (8.70%) Samsung
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) Nokia
5 3 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (4.35%) BT
5 3 (4.35%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.90%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) ComArch
7 1 (1.45%) Cramer
7 1 (1.45%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) NEC
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) VMware