The first table below looks at the demand for the RAN Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 24 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 England 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 540 483 456
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -27
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 24 33 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.077% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.083% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Average daily rate £295 £288 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £288 £251
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45860 39882 51429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.27% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28497 23419 28960
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1848 2045 2410
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
RAN Engineer
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RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

RAN Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RAN Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

RAN Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 48 (97.96%) Radio Access Network
2 39 (79.59%) 3G
3 31 (63.27%) 2G
4 29 (59.18%) Telecoms
5 28 (57.14%) LTE
6 24 (48.98%) Huawei
7 20 (40.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 17 (34.69%) MPLS
8 17 (34.69%) Ethernet
9 13 (26.53%) Network Design
9 13 (26.53%) ATM
10 12 (24.49%) VPN
10 12 (24.49%) OSPF
10 12 (24.49%) BGP
10 12 (24.49%) RSVP
10 12 (24.49%) VRRP
10 12 (24.49%) NSN NetAct
10 12 (24.49%) HSRP
11 11 (22.45%) MS Access
12 10 (20.41%) Nortel
12 10 (20.41%) VB
12 10 (20.41%) MS Office
12 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
13 9 (18.37%) SQL
13 9 (18.37%) Capacity Management
13 9 (18.37%) 4G
13 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
14 8 (16.33%) Ericsson
14 8 (16.33%) Mapinfo
15 7 (14.29%) Business Objects

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (20.41%) MS Office
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 48 (97.96%) Radio Access Network
2 39 (79.59%) 3G
3 31 (63.27%) 2G
4 28 (57.14%) LTE
5 17 (34.69%) MPLS
5 17 (34.69%) Ethernet
6 13 (26.53%) ATM
7 12 (24.49%) VPN
7 12 (24.49%) OSPF
7 12 (24.49%) BGP
7 12 (24.49%) RSVP
7 12 (24.49%) VRRP
7 12 (24.49%) HSRP
8 9 (18.37%) 4G
9 7 (14.29%) DWDM
9 7 (14.29%) SDH
10 2 (4.08%) 3GPP
10 2 (4.08%) UMTS
10 2 (4.08%) UTRAN
10 2 (4.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MS Access
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (59.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Network Design
2 9 (18.37%) Capacity Management
3 5 (10.20%) Validation
4 4 (8.16%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.08%) Migration
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow
6 1 (2.04%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) VB
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) CCNA
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Huawei
2 20 (40.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (20.41%) Nortel
4 8 (16.33%) Ericsson
4 8 (16.33%) Mapinfo
5 7 (14.29%) BT
5 7 (14.29%) OPNET
5 7 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 6 (12.24%) Nokia
7 2 (4.08%) Siemens
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 2 (4.08%) Juniper
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle