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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 270 233 227
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -6
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 11 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate £211 £255 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +45.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £259 £175
% change year-on-year
-18.35% +47.85%
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
9192 9389 8785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.30% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5141 4824
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 455 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.33 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 11 £211 -29.58%
RAN Engineer
England

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (85.00%) 4G
3 16 (80.00%) 3G
4 15 (75.00%) 2G
5 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (55.00%) Huawei
7 10 (50.00%) Nokia
8 7 (35.00%) ATM
9 6 (30.00%) Back Office
9 6 (30.00%) LTE
10 5 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (25.00%) Ericsson
11 4 (20.00%) Wireless
11 4 (20.00%) Unix
11 4 (20.00%) Linux
11 4 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
11 4 (20.00%) Node B
12 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (15.00%) SLA
12 3 (15.00%) Siemens
12 3 (15.00%) Nortel
12 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (15.00%) IPsec
13 2 (10.00%) Cramer
13 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (10.00%) Network Planning
13 2 (10.00%) RNC
13 2 (10.00%) VLAN
13 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (10.00%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (85.00%) 4G
3 16 (80.00%) 3G
4 15 (75.00%) 2G
5 7 (35.00%) ATM
6 6 (30.00%) LTE
7 4 (20.00%) Node B
7 4 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) IPsec
9 2 (10.00%) 3GPP
9 2 (10.00%) DHCP
9 2 (10.00%) DNS
9 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (10.00%) OSPF
9 2 (10.00%) RNC
9 2 (10.00%) RTCP
9 2 (10.00%) SCTP
9 2 (10.00%) SDH
9 2 (10.00%) VLAN
9 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
1 2 (10.00%) Network Planning
1 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (10.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Huawei
2 10 (50.00%) Nokia
3 5 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 5 (25.00%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (15.00%) Nortel
4 3 (15.00%) Siemens
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Cramer
5 2 (10.00%) Mapinfo
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) Tellabs
6 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.00%) BT
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft