The table below looks at the statistics for the RAN Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 594 552 463
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -89
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 14 17 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.033% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.036% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
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£344 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.31% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £326 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
+27.31% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RAN Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RAN Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAN Engineer within the UK.

RAN Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RAN Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
England -31 14 £344 +30.33% 2
South East -39 10 £363 +37.44% 2
Berkshire +2 9 £363 +37.44% 2
Reading +16 2 - -
Surrey -8 1 £260 -
Guildford -10 1 £260 -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (97.14%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (60.00%) 3G
2 21 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (54.29%) LTE
4 17 (48.57%) 4G
5 15 (42.86%) 2G
6 14 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 13 (37.14%) Huawei
8 10 (28.57%) 3GPP
9 9 (25.71%) Nokia
10 8 (22.86%) GSM
10 8 (22.86%) Ericsson
10 8 (22.86%) VoLTE
11 7 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (20.00%) UMTS
12 6 (17.14%) Coaching
13 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (14.29%) ATM
13 5 (14.29%) Cramer
14 4 (11.43%) RNC
14 4 (11.43%) Project Management
14 4 (11.43%) DNS
14 4 (11.43%) Mapinfo
15 3 (8.57%) Nortel
15 3 (8.57%) SLA
15 3 (8.57%) WCDMA
15 3 (8.57%) SQL
15 3 (8.57%) MS Office
15 3 (8.57%) HSDPA
15 3 (8.57%) Wireless

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (60.00%) 3G
3 19 (54.29%) LTE
4 17 (48.57%) 4G
5 15 (42.86%) 2G
6 10 (28.57%) 3GPP
7 8 (22.86%) GSM
7 8 (22.86%) VoLTE
8 7 (20.00%) UMTS
9 5 (14.29%) ATM
10 4 (11.43%) RNC
10 4 (11.43%) DNS
11 3 (8.57%) WCDMA
11 3 (8.57%) HSDPA
11 3 (8.57%) Wireless
11 3 (8.57%) HSUPA
12 2 (5.71%) WiMAX
13 1 (2.86%) GPRS
13 1 (2.86%) ADSL
13 1 (2.86%) DWDM
General
1 21 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Front Office
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Coaching
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.86%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Netcool
1 1 (2.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (37.14%) Huawei
3 9 (25.71%) Nokia
4 8 (22.86%) Ericsson
5 5 (14.29%) Cramer
6 4 (11.43%) Mapinfo
7 3 (8.57%) Nortel
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) Ciena
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago