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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 561 488 439
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -49
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 18 64 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 16
Average daily rate
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£290 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £250 £235
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.38%
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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 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 20 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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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 -33 14 £283 +13.00%
London +13 1 £350 -
South West -31 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
RAN Engineer
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RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 33 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 22 (66.67%) 3G
3 20 (60.61%) LTE
3 20 (60.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 15 (45.45%) 2G
5 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
6 11 (33.33%) Huawei
6 11 (33.33%) 4G
6 11 (33.33%) Mapinfo
7 9 (27.27%) 3GPP
7 9 (27.27%) NSN NetAct
8 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
8 8 (24.24%) VoLTE
9 7 (21.21%) Ericsson
9 7 (21.21%) Nokia
10 5 (15.15%) MS Office
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.12%) UMTS
11 4 (12.12%) Project Management
11 4 (12.12%) Nortel
11 4 (12.12%) Degree
12 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (9.09%) GSM
13 2 (6.06%) SDH
13 2 (6.06%) DWDM
13 2 (6.06%) MPLS
13 2 (6.06%) OSPF
13 2 (6.06%) BGP
13 2 (6.06%) RSVP

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) Maya
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 22 (66.67%) 3G
3 20 (60.61%) LTE
4 15 (45.45%) 2G
5 11 (33.33%) 4G
6 9 (27.27%) 3GPP
7 8 (24.24%) VoLTE
8 4 (12.12%) UMTS
9 3 (9.09%) GSM
10 2 (6.06%) SDH
10 2 (6.06%) ATM
10 2 (6.06%) WCDMA
10 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
10 2 (6.06%) VPN
10 2 (6.06%) DWDM
10 2 (6.06%) MPLS
10 2 (6.06%) OSPF
10 2 (6.06%) BGP
10 2 (6.06%) RSVP
10 2 (6.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) MS Access
General
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Project Management
2 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.06%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (6.06%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 11 (33.33%) Huawei
2 11 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 7 (21.21%) Ericsson
3 7 (21.21%) Nokia
4 4 (12.12%) Nortel
5 2 (6.06%) Ciena
5 2 (6.06%) BT
5 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell