The table below looks at the statistics for the RF Optimisation Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RF Optimisation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Frequency Optimization Engineer
Rank - 260 241
Contract jobs requiring an RF Optimisation Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.034% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RF Optimisation Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

RF Optimisation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RF Optimisation Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RF Optimisation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RF Optimisation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RF Optimisation Engineer across the South East region.

RF Optimisation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East