Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Network Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Optimisation over the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Network Optimisation
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 100 102
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Optimisation 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.068% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.085% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Reading median daily rate £342 - £313
Berkshire median daily rate £342 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Network Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1054 1178 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.15% 80.03% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 602 974
Reading median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - -
10th Percentile £270 £235 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 75
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £23.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.43% -23.95% +76.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £36.43 £55.00 £46.99
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £26.02
% change year-on-year -19.44% -30.82% +36.93%

Network Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Network Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Network Optimisation in Reading

Network Optimisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Optimisation in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Optimisation in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Optimisation 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Optimisation.

1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) French Language
1 2 (100.00%) Spanish Language
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Network Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 2G

Network Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) French Language
1 2 (100.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3G Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 4G Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Network Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia