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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Access Network Engineer
Rank 611 616 625
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 10 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.053% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.056% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Median daily rate £275 £265 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £145 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £290 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 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 9 December 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 -10 10 £275 +3.77%
South East +22 9 £280 +3.70%
Berkshire +1 6 - -
Surrey +16 3 £280 +3.70%
Guildford -4 3 £280 -
Slough - 2 - -
Newbury +8 1 - -
South West +8 1 £270 +86.20%
Bristol +4 1 £270 +86.20%

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 22 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (95.45%) 3G
3 19 (86.36%) 2G
4 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
5 14 (63.64%) 4G
6 12 (54.55%) LTE
7 11 (50.00%) Huawei
8 8 (36.36%) Cramer
8 8 (36.36%) Ericsson
8 8 (36.36%) Nokia
9 7 (31.82%) Mapinfo
9 7 (31.82%) MS Office
9 7 (31.82%) GSM
10 6 (27.27%) HND
10 6 (27.27%) Nokia Networks
11 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
11 5 (22.73%) UMTS
11 5 (22.73%) WCDMA
11 5 (22.73%) Electronics
12 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
12 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (13.64%) Fault Analysis
13 3 (13.64%) Tellabs
13 3 (13.64%) Amdocs OSS
13 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (13.64%) Presales
13 3 (13.64%) HSPA
13 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 21 (95.45%) 3G
3 19 (86.36%) 2G
4 14 (63.64%) 4G
5 12 (54.55%) LTE
6 7 (31.82%) GSM
7 5 (22.73%) UMTS
7 5 (22.73%) WCDMA
8 3 (13.64%) ATM
8 3 (13.64%) HSPA
8 3 (13.64%) VoLTE
9 2 (9.09%) GPRS
9 2 (9.09%) Wireless
10 1 (4.55%) 3GPP
10 1 (4.55%) HTTP
10 1 (4.55%) Internet
10 1 (4.55%) IPsec
10 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.55%) UTRAN
10 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) German Language
4 1 (4.55%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Fault Management
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Presales
4 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Radio Network Optimisation
4 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) WFM
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Huawei
2 8 (36.36%) Cramer
2 8 (36.36%) Ericsson
2 8 (36.36%) Nokia
3 7 (31.82%) Mapinfo
4 6 (27.27%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Nortel
5 3 (13.64%) Tellabs
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Greenplum
7 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Samsung
7 1 (4.55%) SevOne