The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had RAN Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 75 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.54% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.58% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £226 £255 £175
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +45.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RAN Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
844 869 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.54% 94.25% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 444 439
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £26.14 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured RAN Engineer in the job title.

RAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, RAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring RAN Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 4G
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) Huawei
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
5 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (16.67%) HNC
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) PKI
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) 4G
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
3 3 (50.00%) LTE
4 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) Node B
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Nokia
2 3 (50.00%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (16.67%) Siemens