Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a RAN Engineer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Radio Access Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 829 857
Rank change year-on-year -22 +28 -28
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.007% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
England median daily rate £369 £350 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +48.62% -18.79%
10th Percentile £285 £325 £135
90th Percentile £388 £375 £277
UK median daily rate £369 £350 £236
% change year-on-year +5.36% +48.62% -18.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,204 85,831 92,989
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 94.86% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,328 56,808 61,253
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,840 2,552 2,963
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -5.34% +2.70% +2.78%

RAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured RAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RAN Engineer in England

RAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RAN Engineer in England

RAN Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RAN Engineer in England

RAN Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RAN Engineer in England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RAN Engineer in England

RAN Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 8 £369 -
RAN Engineer
UK

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, RAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring RAN Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) 2G
3 5 (62.50%) 4G
4 4 (50.00%) Huawei
5 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) 5G
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile Optimisation
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) GSM
6 2 (25.00%) 3GPP
6 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (12.50%) Nokia
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) CAD
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management

RAN Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
3 5 (62.50%) 2G
3 5 (62.50%) 4G
4 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 2 (25.00%) 3GPP
5 2 (25.00%) 5G
5 2 (25.00%) GSM
5 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Optimisation
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Network Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy