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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 550 558 489
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -69
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 33 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.048% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.052% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£260 £295 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £295 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £278 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.30% -3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RAN Engineer
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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
46651 45814 39905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.37% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28796 28459 23430
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1839 1844 2046
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 April 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 -18 23 £310 +5.08%
North West - 5 £259 -
West Midlands - 4 £260 -
RAN Engineer
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RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 62 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 48 (77.42%) Telecoms
3 46 (74.19%) 3G
4 44 (70.97%) 2G
5 38 (61.29%) LTE
6 32 (51.61%) Ericsson
7 31 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 25 (40.32%) Nokia
9 22 (35.48%) 4G
10 20 (32.26%) Nortel
11 18 (29.03%) Huawei
12 14 (22.58%) Network Planning
12 14 (22.58%) HND
13 13 (20.97%) Perl
13 13 (20.97%) SQL
13 13 (20.97%) Oracle
13 13 (20.97%) NSN NetAct
14 12 (19.35%) Cramer
14 12 (19.35%) Performance Management
14 12 (19.35%) ATM
15 11 (17.74%) GSM
15 11 (17.74%) WCDMA
15 11 (17.74%) Oracle Cash Management
16 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
17 9 (14.52%) GPRS
17 9 (14.52%) HNC
17 9 (14.52%) Resource Management
17 9 (14.52%) Network Design
17 9 (14.52%) HSPA
18 8 (12.90%) Degree

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 62 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 46 (74.19%) 3G
3 44 (70.97%) 2G
4 38 (61.29%) LTE
5 22 (35.48%) 4G
6 12 (19.35%) ATM
7 11 (17.74%) GSM
7 11 (17.74%) WCDMA
8 9 (14.52%) GPRS
8 9 (14.52%) HSPA
9 6 (9.68%) DNS
9 6 (9.68%) 3GPP
10 5 (8.06%) Wireless
11 3 (4.84%) UMTS
11 3 (4.84%) VoLTE
11 3 (4.84%) RNC
12 2 (3.23%) WiMAX
13 1 (1.61%) CDMA2000
13 1 (1.61%) MPLS
13 1 (1.61%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MS Access
1 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
General
1 48 (77.42%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) French Language
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Network Planning
2 12 (19.35%) Performance Management
3 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.52%) Network Design
4 9 (14.52%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (3.23%) Network Management
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) eTOM
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.61%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Monte Carlo Method
8 1 (1.61%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Perl
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) HND
2 9 (14.52%) HNC
3 8 (12.90%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) CCNP
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Ericsson
2 31 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 25 (40.32%) Nokia
4 20 (32.26%) Nortel
5 18 (29.03%) Huawei
6 13 (20.97%) Oracle
7 12 (19.35%) Cramer
8 4 (6.45%) Mapinfo
9 3 (4.84%) Remedy
9 3 (4.84%) Actix
10 2 (3.23%) Business Objects