The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Radio Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Engineer
Rank 639 622 584
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Radio Engineer 17 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.052% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Median daily rate £265 £288 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £310 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £263 £286
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -8.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Radio Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Radio Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Radio Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Radio Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Radio Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -25 15 £265 -7.82%
South East -12 6 £305 +6.08%
Berkshire -12 6 £305 +6.08%
London -10 5 £305 +6.08%
Yorkshire +15 4 £265 +0.95%
West Yorkshire +5 4 £265 +0.95%
Leeds 0 4 £265 +0.95%
Reading 0 3 - -
Newbury +3 2 - -
Slough +6 1 £305 -
Hampshire -6 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Radio 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 Radio Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) 3G
1 17 (51.52%) 2G
2 15 (45.45%) LTE
3 14 (42.42%) 4G
4 10 (30.30%) GSM
5 9 (27.27%) UMTS
6 8 (24.24%) Huawei
6 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (18.18%) Amdocs
8 5 (15.15%) Mapinfo
8 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) Change Control
9 4 (12.12%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (12.12%) NSN NetAct
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
10 3 (9.09%) Nokia
10 3 (9.09%) UTRAN
10 3 (9.09%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.06%) MS Office
11 2 (6.06%) WCDMA
11 2 (6.06%) Windows
11 2 (6.06%) Linux
11 2 (6.06%) Cramer

Radio 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 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) MS Office
4 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) 2G
1 17 (51.52%) 3G
2 15 (45.45%) LTE
3 14 (42.42%) 4G
4 10 (30.30%) GSM
5 9 (27.27%) UMTS
6 4 (12.12%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (9.09%) UTRAN
8 2 (6.06%) WCDMA
9 1 (3.03%) ATM
9 1 (3.03%) DWDM
9 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.03%) GPRS
9 1 (3.03%) SDH
9 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Radio
9 1 (3.03%) VLAN
9 1 (3.03%) Wireless
9 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.03%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (15.15%) Change Control
3 3 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (3.03%) Fault Management
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Design
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Presales
4 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.03%) V-Model
4 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) MapBasic
2 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) R
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.03%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Huawei
2 6 (18.18%) Amdocs
3 5 (15.15%) Mapinfo
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 3 (9.09%) Nokia
5 2 (6.06%) Actix
5 2 (6.06%) Cramer
6 1 (3.03%) Anite
6 1 (3.03%) Ciena
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) ION Trading
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (3.03%) Nortel
6 1 (3.03%) TEOCO