The table below looks at the statistics for the Radio Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Radio Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Engineer
Rank 587 578 539
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Radio Engineer 22 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.020% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
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£288 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £286 -
% change year-on-year
+0.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Radio Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Radio Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Radio Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Radio Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Radio Engineer within the UK.

Radio Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Radio Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Radio Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Radio Engineer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 22 £288 +1.76% 1
South East 0 13 £288 +1.76% 1
Berkshire - 9 £288 - 1
London +9 5 £288 +33.72%
Newbury - 4 - -
Reading - 3 £288 -
Hounslow - 3 £288 -
North West -20 2 £260 -10.34%
Guildford - 2 £320 -
Surrey - 2 £320 -
Swindon +10 1 - -
South West +8 1 - -
Wiltshire +3 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 £230 -18.58%
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £260 -
Warrington - 1 £260 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £263 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £260 -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £230 -
Yorkshire - 1 £263 -
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £263 -
West Midlands - 1 £260 -
Home Counties - 1 - -

Radio Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Radio Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Radio Engineer in their job title.

1 30 (61.22%) Telecoms
2 26 (53.06%) 2G
2 26 (53.06%) 3G
3 21 (42.86%) 4G
4 20 (40.82%) LTE
5 17 (34.69%) Actix
6 15 (30.61%) GSM
7 14 (28.57%) NSN NetAct
8 12 (24.49%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (22.45%) Network Planning
10 10 (20.41%) Network Design
11 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
13 6 (12.24%) SLA
14 5 (10.20%) UMTS
14 5 (10.20%) Nokia
14 5 (10.20%) Mapinfo
15 4 (8.16%) RNC
15 4 (8.16%) Wireless
15 4 (8.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 4 (8.16%) Radio Access Network
16 3 (6.12%) Network Management
16 3 (6.12%) Military
16 3 (6.12%) Huawei
16 3 (6.12%) German Language
16 3 (6.12%) WLAN
16 3 (6.12%) Ericsson
16 3 (6.12%) Motorola
16 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management

Radio Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Radio Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Radio Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) 2G
1 26 (53.06%) 3G
2 21 (42.86%) 4G
3 20 (40.82%) LTE
4 15 (30.61%) GSM
5 5 (10.20%) UMTS
6 4 (8.16%) RNC
6 4 (8.16%) Wireless
6 4 (8.16%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (6.12%) WLAN
7 3 (6.12%) LAN
8 2 (4.08%) 3GPP
8 2 (4.08%) ATM
8 2 (4.08%) GPRS
8 2 (4.08%) Internet
8 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.08%) HSPA
9 1 (2.04%) TETRA
9 1 (2.04%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MS Access
General
1 30 (61.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Military
2 3 (6.12%) German Language
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (22.45%) Network Planning
3 10 (20.41%) Network Design
4 3 (6.12%) Network Management
4 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow
6 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.04%) eTOM
6 1 (2.04%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.04%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
1 3 (6.12%) VBA
2 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.08%) MapBasic
3 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
1 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Actix
2 5 (10.20%) Nokia
2 5 (10.20%) Mapinfo
3 4 (8.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (6.12%) Huawei
4 3 (6.12%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.12%) Motorola
5 2 (4.08%) Siemens
5 2 (4.08%) Amdocs
6 1 (2.04%) Cramer
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Nortel
6 1 (2.04%) Business Objects