The table below looks at the statistics for the RAN Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAN Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 104 108 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 25 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.83% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.92% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
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£290 £298 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% +10.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £298 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.02% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RAN Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2560 2502 2030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.86% 89.77% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1297 798
Average daily rate £388 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 108 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.54 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAN Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAN Engineer across the Berkshire region.

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAN Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

RAN Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAN Engineer across the Berkshire region.

RAN Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

RAN Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAN Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Reading +12 7 £265 -
RAN Engineer
South East

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited RAN Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with RAN Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Radio Access Network
2 23 (79.31%) Telecoms
3 21 (72.41%) 2G
3 21 (72.41%) 3G
4 17 (58.62%) LTE
5 13 (44.83%) 4G
6 11 (37.93%) ATM
6 11 (37.93%) Cramer
7 9 (31.03%) Ericsson
7 9 (31.03%) Nokia
8 8 (27.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (24.14%) Huawei
10 6 (20.69%) Wireless
11 5 (17.24%) DNS
11 5 (17.24%) 3GPP
11 5 (17.24%) Software Licensing
12 3 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
12 3 (10.34%) VoLTE
12 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
12 3 (10.34%) Actix
12 3 (10.34%) UMTS
12 3 (10.34%) GSM
12 3 (10.34%) Back Office
12 3 (10.34%) Remedy
12 3 (10.34%) RNC
12 3 (10.34%) WiMAX
13 2 (6.90%) Project Management
13 2 (6.90%) WCDMA
13 2 (6.90%) HNC
13 2 (6.90%) HND

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited RAN Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with RAN Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (72.41%) 2G
2 21 (72.41%) 3G
3 17 (58.62%) LTE
4 13 (44.83%) 4G
5 11 (37.93%) ATM
6 6 (20.69%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) 3GPP
8 3 (10.34%) VoLTE
8 3 (10.34%) UMTS
8 3 (10.34%) GSM
8 3 (10.34%) RNC
8 3 (10.34%) WiMAX
9 2 (6.90%) WCDMA
10 1 (3.45%) HSPA
10 1 (3.45%) GPON
10 1 (3.45%) MGW
10 1 (3.45%) CDMA2000
10 1 (3.45%) MPLS
General
1 23 (79.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Software Licensing
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) HNC
1 2 (6.90%) HND
1 2 (6.90%) CCNP
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) VCP4
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cramer
2 9 (31.03%) Ericsson
2 9 (31.03%) Nokia
3 8 (27.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (24.14%) Huawei
5 3 (10.34%) Actix
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) Nortel
6 2 (6.90%) Mapinfo