The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 237 202 133
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -69
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 7 37 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.44% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.47% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
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£274 £260 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £252 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £268 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £260 £225
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
RAN Engineer
England

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 25 (80.65%) 3G
3 23 (74.19%) 2G
4 21 (67.74%) LTE
5 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
6 13 (41.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 12 (38.71%) Huawei
8 10 (32.26%) NSN NetAct
9 9 (29.03%) ATM
9 9 (29.03%) Nortel
10 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
10 8 (25.81%) VPN
10 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) MS Office
10 8 (25.81%) Mapinfo
10 8 (25.81%) VRRP
10 8 (25.81%) MPLS
10 8 (25.81%) OSPF
10 8 (25.81%) BGP
10 8 (25.81%) RSVP
10 8 (25.81%) Network Design
10 8 (25.81%) HSRP
10 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
11 7 (22.58%) 4G
11 7 (22.58%) DWDM
11 7 (22.58%) BT
11 7 (22.58%) OPNET
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
11 7 (22.58%) VB
11 7 (22.58%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (25.81%) MS Office
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Maya
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 25 (80.65%) 3G
3 23 (74.19%) 2G
4 21 (67.74%) LTE
5 9 (29.03%) ATM
6 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
6 8 (25.81%) VPN
6 8 (25.81%) MPLS
6 8 (25.81%) OSPF
6 8 (25.81%) BGP
6 8 (25.81%) RSVP
6 8 (25.81%) HSRP
6 8 (25.81%) VRRP
7 7 (22.58%) 4G
7 7 (22.58%) DWDM
7 7 (22.58%) SDH
8 2 (6.45%) 3GPP
8 2 (6.45%) SS7
8 2 (6.45%) VoLTE
9 1 (3.23%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (22.58%) MS Access
General
1 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Network Design
2 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
1 7 (22.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (22.58%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 12 (38.71%) Huawei
3 9 (29.03%) Nortel
4 8 (25.81%) Mapinfo
5 7 (22.58%) BT
5 7 (22.58%) Business Objects
6 5 (16.13%) Ericsson
6 5 (16.13%) Nokia
7 2 (6.45%) Siemens
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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