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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 631 614 602
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 11 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.036% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £201 £250 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -2.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £201 £250 £258
% change year-on-year
-19.60% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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
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 11 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 25 June 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 -8 11 £201 -19.60% 1
South East 0 8 £201 -19.60%
Berkshire -12 7 £201 -19.60%
Reading -2 3 - -
Newbury - 2 £201 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 23 (92.00%) 3G
3 22 (88.00%) 4G
4 21 (84.00%) 2G
5 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
6 12 (48.00%) Huawei
7 9 (36.00%) Nokia
8 8 (32.00%) ATM
8 8 (32.00%) LTE
9 7 (28.00%) Node B
10 6 (24.00%) Nokia Networks
10 6 (24.00%) Ericsson
11 5 (20.00%) RNC
12 4 (16.00%) Wireless
12 4 (16.00%) Back Office
12 4 (16.00%) Cramer
12 4 (16.00%) SLA
12 4 (16.00%) Nortel
12 4 (16.00%) NSN NetAct
12 4 (16.00%) Tellabs
13 3 (12.00%) Amdocs OSS
13 3 (12.00%) Fault Analysis
13 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (12.00%) Citrix
13 3 (12.00%) Juniper
13 3 (12.00%) Cisco
13 3 (12.00%) Internet
13 3 (12.00%) Siemens
13 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (12.00%) 3GPP

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 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 23 (92.00%) 3G
3 22 (88.00%) 4G
4 21 (84.00%) 2G
5 8 (32.00%) ATM
5 8 (32.00%) LTE
6 7 (28.00%) Node B
7 5 (20.00%) RNC
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) 3GPP
9 3 (12.00%) Internet
9 3 (12.00%) IPsec
9 3 (12.00%) OSPF
10 2 (8.00%) DHCP
10 2 (8.00%) DNS
10 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (8.00%) GSM
10 2 (8.00%) SDH
10 2 (8.00%) UMTS
10 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (64.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (12.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (12.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Huawei
2 9 (36.00%) Nokia
3 6 (24.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (24.00%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (16.00%) Cramer
4 4 (16.00%) Nortel
4 4 (16.00%) Tellabs
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Siemens
6 2 (8.00%) Mapinfo
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (4.00%) BT
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft