Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 71
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 +2
Contract jobs citing Radio Access Network 21 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.63% 1.08% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.50% 4.27% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Reading median daily rate £280 £233 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.43% -22.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £248 £205 £260
90th Percentile £384 £259 £375
Berkshire median daily rate £455 £248 £300
% change year-on-year +83.84% -17.50% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 247 375 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.22% 25.25% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 164 200
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

Radio Access Network
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Radio Access Network in Reading

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Access Network in Reading

Radio Access Network
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Radio Access Network in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Radio Access Network in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for Radio Access Network.

1 19 (90.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (47.62%) Ericsson
3 8 (38.10%) Nokia
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (28.57%) Remedy
4 6 (28.57%) Amdocs
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) 3G
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) PMP
6 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) Business Development
6 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Maya
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (19.05%) LTE
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) PMO
7 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) 4G
7 3 (14.29%) 2G

Radio Access Network
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (19.05%) Maya
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) 3G
2 4 (19.05%) LTE
2 4 (19.05%) MPLS
3 3 (14.29%) 2G
3 3 (14.29%) 4G
3 3 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (9.52%) RNC
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) 5G
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) IKE
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) M3UA
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia DX200
5 1 (4.76%) OpenFlow
5 1 (4.76%) SCCP
5 1 (4.76%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 19 (90.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Planning Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Programme Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Programme Planning Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) OSS Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Service Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Development
2 4 (19.05%) Change Control
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Design
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Order to Cash
5 1 (4.76%) Presales
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 4 (19.05%) PMP
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (4.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Ericsson
2 8 (38.10%) Nokia
3 6 (28.57%) Amdocs
3 6 (28.57%) Remedy
4 3 (14.29%) Huawei
5 2 (9.52%) Cramer
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Samsung
6 1 (4.76%) Virgin Media