The table below looks at the statistics for the RAN Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 17 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.59% 0.73% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.54% 0.76% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £290 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RAN Engineer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 131 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.47% 95.62% 88.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 73 55
Average daily rate £335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £13.71 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.34% -39.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RAN Engineer in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAN Engineer across the Guildford region.

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (83.33%) 2G
3 9 (75.00%) Ericsson
3 9 (75.00%) 3G
3 9 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (58.33%) LTE
5 7 (58.33%) Nortel
5 7 (58.33%) Nokia
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle
6 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 6 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
6 6 (50.00%) Network Planning
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (41.67%) HND
8 4 (33.33%) HNC
8 4 (33.33%) Huawei
8 4 (33.33%) Electronics
9 3 (25.00%) Cramer
9 3 (25.00%) ATM
9 3 (25.00%) DNS
9 3 (25.00%) Back Office
10 2 (16.67%) Wireless
10 2 (16.67%) GSM
10 2 (16.67%) Software Licensing
11 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (83.33%) 2G
3 9 (75.00%) 3G
4 7 (58.33%) LTE
5 3 (25.00%) ATM
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) GSM
7 1 (8.33%) HSDPA
7 1 (8.33%) HSUPA
7 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
7 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 3 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) HND
2 4 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Ericsson
1 9 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (58.33%) Nortel
2 7 (58.33%) Nokia
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Huawei
5 3 (25.00%) Cramer
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo