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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 552 528 462
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -66
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 31 25 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.056% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 8
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£250 £290 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £298 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £290 £256
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 30 January 2015.

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 10 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 30 January 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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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 -11 31 £250 -10.31% 1
South East +2 26 £250 -10.31% 1
Berkshire 0 15 £290 +4.03% 1
Surrey +6 13 £250 -
Guildford +5 10 £250 -
Reading +8 5 £265 -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

RAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 43 (97.73%) Radio Access Network
2 32 (72.73%) 3G
3 31 (70.45%) 2G
4 28 (63.64%) Telecoms
5 27 (61.36%) LTE
6 24 (54.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 23 (52.27%) Nokia
8 21 (47.73%) Ericsson
9 18 (40.91%) 4G
10 13 (29.55%) Huawei
11 11 (25.00%) Nortel
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
12 10 (22.73%) Network Planning
12 10 (22.73%) NSN NetAct
13 9 (20.45%) Oracle
13 9 (20.45%) Perl
14 8 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
15 7 (15.91%) Cramer
15 7 (15.91%) HND
15 7 (15.91%) ATM
16 6 (13.64%) DNS
16 6 (13.64%) UMTS
16 6 (13.64%) HNC
16 6 (13.64%) Degree
17 5 (11.36%) RNC
17 5 (11.36%) Wireless
17 5 (11.36%) GSM
17 5 (11.36%) Software Licensing
18 4 (9.09%) VoLTE
18 4 (9.09%) Electronics

RAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) Radio Access Network
2 32 (72.73%) 3G
3 31 (70.45%) 2G
4 27 (61.36%) LTE
5 18 (40.91%) 4G
6 7 (15.91%) ATM
7 6 (13.64%) DNS
7 6 (13.64%) UMTS
8 5 (11.36%) RNC
8 5 (11.36%) Wireless
8 5 (11.36%) GSM
9 4 (9.09%) VoLTE
9 4 (9.09%) 3GPP
10 2 (4.55%) WiMAX
11 1 (2.27%) HSUPA
11 1 (2.27%) SHDSL
11 1 (2.27%) HSDPA
11 1 (2.27%) ADSL
11 1 (2.27%) WCDMA
11 1 (2.27%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MS Access
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
General
1 28 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (6.82%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 2 (4.55%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) French Language
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Statistics
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Network Planning
2 5 (11.36%) Software Licensing
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Design
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.27%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (2.27%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Analytics
5 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) HND
2 6 (13.64%) HNC
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 23 (52.27%) Nokia
3 21 (47.73%) Ericsson
4 13 (29.55%) Huawei
5 11 (25.00%) Nortel
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle
7 7 (15.91%) Cramer
8 3 (6.82%) Remedy
9 2 (4.55%) Mapinfo
10 1 (2.27%) Ciena
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