The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had RAN Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 617 583 578
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -5
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 12 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.047% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.049% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £201 £255 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +45.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £226 £255 £175
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +45.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RAN Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured RAN Engineer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAN Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -19 10 £201 -21.17%
East of England - 2 - -
RAN Engineer
UK

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, RAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring RAN Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 22 (88.00%) 4G
2 22 (88.00%) 3G
3 21 (84.00%) 2G
4 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
5 13 (52.00%) Huawei
6 9 (36.00%) Nokia
7 8 (32.00%) ATM
7 8 (32.00%) LTE
8 6 (24.00%) Node B
8 6 (24.00%) Back Office
9 5 (20.00%) Ericsson
9 5 (20.00%) SLA
9 5 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
10 4 (16.00%) NSN NetAct
10 4 (16.00%) Wireless
10 4 (16.00%) RNC
11 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (12.00%) Cramer
11 3 (12.00%) IPsec
11 3 (12.00%) OSPF
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco
11 3 (12.00%) Nortel
11 3 (12.00%) Internet
11 3 (12.00%) Juniper
11 3 (12.00%) Siemens
11 3 (12.00%) HNC
11 3 (12.00%) Unix
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 22 (88.00%) 3G
2 22 (88.00%) 4G
3 21 (84.00%) 2G
4 8 (32.00%) ATM
4 8 (32.00%) LTE
5 6 (24.00%) Node B
6 4 (16.00%) RNC
6 4 (16.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) IPsec
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
8 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
8 2 (8.00%) DHCP
8 2 (8.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (8.00%) MPLS
8 2 (8.00%) SDH
8 2 (8.00%) VLAN
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (8.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
1 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) HNC
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (8.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Huawei
2 9 (36.00%) Nokia
3 5 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 5 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Cramer
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 3 (12.00%) Nortel
4 3 (12.00%) Siemens
4 3 (12.00%) Tellabs
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Mapinfo
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft