The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 116 91 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 15 28 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 1.14% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.25% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Average daily rate £295 £270 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +13.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £275 £251
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2591 2242 2809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.18% 91.47% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 885 1035
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 150 103
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
RAN Engineer
South East

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 26 (81.25%) 3G
3 22 (68.75%) Telecoms
4 20 (62.50%) Huawei
5 18 (56.25%) 2G
6 15 (46.88%) MPLS
6 15 (46.88%) Ethernet
6 15 (46.88%) LTE
7 13 (40.63%) ATM
8 11 (34.38%) Network Design
9 10 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 10 (31.25%) HSRP
9 10 (31.25%) VPN
9 10 (31.25%) OSPF
9 10 (31.25%) BGP
9 10 (31.25%) RSVP
9 10 (31.25%) VRRP
10 9 (28.13%) VB
10 9 (28.13%) MS Office
10 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
10 9 (28.13%) MS Access
11 8 (25.00%) Nortel
11 8 (25.00%) 4G
12 7 (21.88%) Capacity Management
12 7 (21.88%) BT
12 7 (21.88%) OPNET
12 7 (21.88%) Business Objects
12 7 (21.88%) SDH
12 7 (21.88%) SQL
12 7 (21.88%) DWDM

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (28.13%) MS Office
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 26 (81.25%) 3G
3 18 (56.25%) 2G
4 15 (46.88%) MPLS
4 15 (46.88%) Ethernet
4 15 (46.88%) LTE
5 13 (40.63%) ATM
6 10 (31.25%) VPN
6 10 (31.25%) OSPF
6 10 (31.25%) BGP
6 10 (31.25%) RSVP
6 10 (31.25%) VRRP
6 10 (31.25%) HSRP
7 8 (25.00%) 4G
8 7 (21.88%) DWDM
8 7 (21.88%) SDH
9 2 (6.25%) 3GPP
9 2 (6.25%) UMTS
9 2 (6.25%) UTRAN
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MS Access
General
1 22 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Network Design
2 7 (21.88%) Capacity Management
3 5 (15.63%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) VB
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Huawei
2 10 (31.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (25.00%) Nortel
4 7 (21.88%) Business Objects
4 7 (21.88%) BT
4 7 (21.88%) OPNET
5 5 (15.63%) Ericsson
6 3 (9.38%) Nokia
7 2 (6.25%) Siemens
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Rate: Excellent Contract Rate
Posted: 2 days ago