Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a RAN Engineer was £279 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 815 850
Rank change year-on-year -39 +35 -47
Contract jobs requiring a RAN Engineer 8 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.021% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
England median daily rate £279 £363 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.10% +79.01% -22.12%
10th Percentile £201 £331 £157
90th Percentile £364 £395 £250
UK median daily rate £279 £363 £211
% change year-on-year -23.10% +71.60% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 90,126 83,895 96,718
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,668 54,743 63,720
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,912 2,688 2,853
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RAN Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 21 July 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 -16 8 £279 -
RAN Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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%) Huawei
3 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) 2G
4 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) GSM
6 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
6 1 (12.50%) UMTS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) ATM
6 1 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (12.50%) CAD
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Fault 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (50.00%) 2G
2 4 (50.00%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) GSM
5 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) Node B
5 1 (12.50%) UMTS
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Network Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy