The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had RAN Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 634 644 608
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 11 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.031% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.032% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
Median daily rate £192 £295 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +9.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £180 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £350 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £192 £295 £263
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £122.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £122.50 -

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

RAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured RAN Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RAN Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

RAN Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RAN Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 10 £192 -35.00% 1
South East +5 7 £270 -9.24%
Berkshire 0 5 - -
Newbury -1 4 - -
Guildford +11 2 £270 +3.84%
Surrey +4 2 £270 +3.84%
Reading +10 1 - -
Yorkshire +3 1 £114 - 1
Leeds -1 1 £114 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 1 £114 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, RAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring RAN Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 23 (95.83%) 3G
3 22 (91.67%) 2G
4 20 (83.33%) 4G
5 19 (79.17%) Telecoms
6 12 (50.00%) Huawei
7 11 (45.83%) Nokia
8 8 (33.33%) Node B
9 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (25.00%) RNC
9 6 (25.00%) LTE
9 6 (25.00%) ATM
9 6 (25.00%) Cramer
9 6 (25.00%) Ericsson
9 6 (25.00%) Mapinfo
10 5 (20.83%) MS Office
11 4 (16.67%) GSM
11 4 (16.67%) HND
11 4 (16.67%) UMTS
11 4 (16.67%) WCDMA
11 4 (16.67%) Electronics
11 4 (16.67%) Wireless
11 4 (16.67%) Back Office
11 4 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
12 3 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
12 3 (12.50%) Degree
12 3 (12.50%) Samsung
13 2 (8.33%) Tellabs
13 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
13 2 (8.33%) Software Audit

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 23 (95.83%) 3G
3 22 (91.67%) 2G
4 20 (83.33%) 4G
5 8 (33.33%) Node B
6 6 (25.00%) ATM
6 6 (25.00%) LTE
6 6 (25.00%) RNC
7 4 (16.67%) GSM
7 4 (16.67%) UMTS
7 4 (16.67%) WCDMA
7 4 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (8.33%) 3GPP
8 2 (8.33%) HSPA
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) UTRAN
9 1 (4.17%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (79.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Back Office
2 4 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Mandarin Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (8.33%) Software Audit
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) HND
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.17%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Huawei
2 11 (45.83%) Nokia
3 6 (25.00%) Cramer
3 6 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (25.00%) Mapinfo
4 4 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (12.50%) Samsung
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Siemens
6 2 (8.33%) Tellabs
7 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.17%) BT
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
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