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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 540 493 444
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -49
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 13 56 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
Average daily rate
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£290 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £276 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £260 £225
% change year-on-year
+3.36% +15.55%
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
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
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 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
RAN Engineer
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAN Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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.

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 -38 10 £283 +13.00% 2
London +6 1 £350 -
South West -31 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
RAN Engineer
UK

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 34 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 24 (70.59%) 3G
3 21 (61.76%) LTE
4 19 (55.88%) 2G
5 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 16 (47.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 13 (38.24%) Huawei
8 11 (32.35%) NSN NetAct
9 10 (29.41%) Mapinfo
10 8 (23.53%) 4G
10 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
11 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
12 6 (17.65%) Nokia
12 6 (17.65%) Nortel
12 6 (17.65%) MS Office
12 6 (17.65%) ATM
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) SQL
13 5 (14.71%) 3GPP
13 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
13 5 (14.71%) VPN
13 5 (14.71%) VRRP
13 5 (14.71%) MPLS
13 5 (14.71%) OSPF
13 5 (14.71%) BGP
13 5 (14.71%) RSVP
13 5 (14.71%) VoLTE
13 5 (14.71%) HSRP
13 5 (14.71%) Network Design
14 4 (11.76%) OPNET

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) Maya
4 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 24 (70.59%) 3G
3 21 (61.76%) LTE
4 19 (55.88%) 2G
5 8 (23.53%) 4G
6 6 (17.65%) ATM
7 5 (14.71%) 3GPP
7 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
7 5 (14.71%) VPN
7 5 (14.71%) VRRP
7 5 (14.71%) MPLS
7 5 (14.71%) OSPF
7 5 (14.71%) BGP
7 5 (14.71%) RSVP
7 5 (14.71%) VoLTE
7 5 (14.71%) HSRP
8 4 (11.76%) DWDM
8 4 (11.76%) SDH
9 2 (5.88%) GSM
9 2 (5.88%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) MS Access
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Network Design
2 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (11.76%) OPNET
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (38.24%) Huawei
3 10 (29.41%) Mapinfo
4 7 (20.59%) Ericsson
5 6 (17.65%) Nokia
5 6 (17.65%) Nortel
6 4 (11.76%) BT
6 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
7 2 (5.88%) Siemens
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
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