The table below looks at the statistics for the RAN Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 249 242 193
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -49
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 12 9 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.098% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
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£288 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £263 £260
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RAN Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAN Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

RAN Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAN Engineer across the South East region.

RAN Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RAN Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Berkshire +11 12 £288 -0.86%
RAN Engineer
England

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 29 (82.86%) Telecoms
3 24 (68.57%) 3G
4 17 (48.57%) LTE
5 10 (28.57%) 4G
5 10 (28.57%) 2G
6 8 (22.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (22.86%) Nokia
7 7 (20.00%) Mapinfo
7 7 (20.00%) HND
7 7 (20.00%) 3GPP
8 6 (17.14%) ATM
8 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Network Planning
9 5 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
9 5 (14.29%) Cramer
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle
10 4 (11.43%) Perl
10 4 (11.43%) WCDMA
10 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Actix
10 4 (11.43%) Greenplum
10 4 (11.43%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (8.57%) VoLTE

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 24 (68.57%) 3G
3 17 (48.57%) LTE
4 10 (28.57%) 2G
4 10 (28.57%) 4G
5 7 (20.00%) 3GPP
6 6 (17.14%) ATM
7 4 (11.43%) WCDMA
8 3 (8.57%) VoLTE
9 2 (5.71%) HSPA
9 2 (5.71%) UMTS
9 2 (5.71%) GSM
10 1 (2.86%) SDH
10 1 (2.86%) CDMA
10 1 (2.86%) GPRS
10 1 (2.86%) UTRAN
10 1 (2.86%) CDMA2000
10 1 (2.86%) MPLS
10 1 (2.86%) DSL
10 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 29 (82.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Performance Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Network Design
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) HND
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) HNC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.86%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Nokia
1 8 (22.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (20.00%) Mapinfo
3 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
4 5 (14.29%) Cramer
5 4 (11.43%) Greenplum
5 4 (11.43%) Actix
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 3 (8.57%) Nortel