Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Radio Engineer was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 368 382
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Radio Engineer 14 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.060% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.064% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
South East median daily rate £190 £380 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +49.46% -
10th Percentile £172 £375 £206
90th Percentile £205 £385 £315
England median daily rate £190 £290 £260
% change year-on-year -34.48% +11.54% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £31.23
% change year-on-year -5.00% -19.95% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15904 15621 18300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.95% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9440 9298 10742
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 772 917
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Radio Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Radio Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Engineer in the South East

Radio Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Engineer in the South East

Radio Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Engineer in the South East

Radio Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Berkshire +7 9 £195 -48.68%
Thames Valley -3 9 £195 -48.68%
Hampshire +7 5 £188 -
Radio Engineer
England

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the South East region featuring Radio Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) GSM
1 6 (42.86%) Huawei
2 5 (35.71%) LTE
2 5 (35.71%) 4G
2 5 (35.71%) 3G
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
3 4 (28.57%) Mapinfo
3 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (21.43%) Actix
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) 2G
5 2 (14.29%) 802.11
5 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 2 (14.29%) ISO 9000
5 2 (14.29%) UMTS
5 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) NFC
5 2 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (14.29%) Radio Network Optimisation
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) French Language
6 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
6 1 (7.14%) QGIS

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) GSM
2 5 (35.71%) 3G
2 5 (35.71%) 4G
2 5 (35.71%) LTE
3 4 (28.57%) WCDMA
4 3 (21.43%) 2G
4 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (14.29%) 802.11
5 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 2 (14.29%) NFC
5 2 (14.29%) UMTS
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) TETRA
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) GIS
1 1 (7.14%) QGIS
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (14.29%) Radio Network Optimisation
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9000
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Huawei
2 4 (28.57%) Mapinfo
3 3 (21.43%) Actix