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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 242 226 223
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 12 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£280 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
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 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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
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 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 11 £280 -
Surrey -2 1 - -
RAN Engineer
England

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 42 (79.25%) Telecoms
3 39 (73.58%) 3G
4 33 (62.26%) 2G
5 31 (58.49%) LTE
6 22 (41.51%) Ericsson
7 21 (39.62%) Nokia
8 19 (35.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 15 (28.30%) 4G
10 14 (26.42%) NSN NetAct
10 14 (26.42%) Network Planning
10 14 (26.42%) SQL
10 14 (26.42%) HND
11 13 (24.53%) Oracle
11 13 (24.53%) Perl
12 12 (22.64%) ATM
12 12 (22.64%) Nortel
12 12 (22.64%) Cramer
13 11 (20.75%) Oracle Cash Management
14 9 (16.98%) HNC
15 7 (13.21%) Mapinfo
15 7 (13.21%) Electronics
16 6 (11.32%) 3GPP
16 6 (11.32%) DNS
16 6 (11.32%) Huawei
16 6 (11.32%) Degree
16 6 (11.32%) Performance Engineering
17 5 (9.43%) Technical Analysis
17 5 (9.43%) Software Licensing
17 5 (9.43%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 53 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 39 (73.58%) 3G
3 33 (62.26%) 2G
4 31 (58.49%) LTE
5 15 (28.30%) 4G
6 12 (22.64%) ATM
7 6 (11.32%) 3GPP
7 6 (11.32%) DNS
8 5 (9.43%) Wireless
9 3 (5.66%) VoLTE
9 3 (5.66%) WCDMA
10 2 (3.77%) UMTS
10 2 (3.77%) GSM
10 2 (3.77%) WiMAX
10 2 (3.77%) RNC
11 1 (1.89%) HSPA
11 1 (1.89%) MGW
11 1 (1.89%) GPON
11 1 (1.89%) SDH
11 1 (1.89%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MS Access
1 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
General
1 42 (79.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Network Planning
2 6 (11.32%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (9.43%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (9.43%) Software Licensing
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (5.66%) Network Design
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) HND
2 9 (16.98%) HNC
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Ericsson
2 21 (39.62%) Nokia
3 19 (35.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 13 (24.53%) Oracle
5 12 (22.64%) Nortel
5 12 (22.64%) Cramer
6 7 (13.21%) Mapinfo
7 6 (11.32%) Huawei
8 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
8 4 (7.55%) Greenplum
8 4 (7.55%) Actix
9 3 (5.66%) Remedy