The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 558 545 506
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -39
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 13 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.029% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.032% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£263 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
44983 44038 38289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28518 27637 22590
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1844 1948
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 8 £250 -13.79%
South West - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
RAN Engineer
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RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 65 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 51 (78.46%) 3G
2 51 (78.46%) Telecoms
3 43 (66.15%) 2G
4 40 (61.54%) LTE
5 32 (49.23%) Ericsson
6 30 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 26 (40.00%) 4G
8 24 (36.92%) Nokia
9 20 (30.77%) Nortel
10 15 (23.08%) Huawei
11 14 (21.54%) Network Planning
11 14 (21.54%) SQL
11 14 (21.54%) HND
11 14 (21.54%) NSN NetAct
12 13 (20.00%) Perl
12 13 (20.00%) Oracle
13 12 (18.46%) ATM
13 12 (18.46%) Performance Management
13 12 (18.46%) Cramer
14 11 (16.92%) Network Design
14 11 (16.92%) WCDMA
14 11 (16.92%) Oracle Cash Management
15 10 (15.38%) Mapinfo
15 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
15 10 (15.38%) GSM
16 9 (13.85%) HNC
16 9 (13.85%) GPRS
16 9 (13.85%) HSPA
16 9 (13.85%) Resource Management

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 65 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 51 (78.46%) 3G
3 43 (66.15%) 2G
4 40 (61.54%) LTE
5 26 (40.00%) 4G
6 12 (18.46%) ATM
7 11 (16.92%) WCDMA
8 10 (15.38%) GSM
9 9 (13.85%) GPRS
9 9 (13.85%) HSPA
10 6 (9.23%) 3GPP
10 6 (9.23%) DNS
11 5 (7.69%) Wireless
12 3 (4.62%) RNC
12 3 (4.62%) VoLTE
13 2 (3.08%) WiMAX
13 2 (3.08%) UMTS
14 1 (1.54%) SDH
14 1 (1.54%) CDMA
14 1 (1.54%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.15%) MS Access
General
1 51 (78.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Network Planning
2 12 (18.46%) Performance Management
3 11 (16.92%) Network Design
4 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.85%) Resource Management
6 7 (10.77%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Software Licensing
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) Network Management
8 2 (3.08%) Project Management
8 2 (3.08%) Service Management
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) eTOM
8 2 (3.08%) ITIL
9 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) HND
2 9 (13.85%) HNC
3 7 (10.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) CCNP
4 2 (3.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Ericsson
2 30 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 24 (36.92%) Nokia
4 20 (30.77%) Nortel
5 15 (23.08%) Huawei
6 13 (20.00%) Oracle
7 12 (18.46%) Cramer
8 10 (15.38%) Mapinfo
9 7 (10.77%) Business Objects
10 5 (7.69%) Greenplum
11 4 (6.15%) Actix
12 3 (4.62%) Remedy