The median contractor rate for a Radio Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 637 612
Rank change year-on-year +32 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a Radio Engineer 5 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.031% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.033% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 14
Median daily rate £275 £244 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £200 £260
% change year-on-year +37.50% -23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -43.75% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Radio Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Radio Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Radio Engineer in the UK

Radio Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Radio Engineer in the UK

Radio Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Radio Engineer in the UK

Radio Engineer
Top 8 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 27 June 2017. 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 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 +14 5 £275 -4.34% 2
South East +12 3 £275 -
Berkshire +20 2 £275 -
Reading +17 1 £275 -
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Newbury +3 1 - -
London -1 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 featuring Radio Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Degree
1 9 (40.91%) LTE
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Wireless
3 6 (27.27%) 3G
3 6 (27.27%) 4G
4 5 (22.73%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (22.73%) 2G
4 5 (22.73%) Bluetooth
5 4 (18.18%) WLAN
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (18.18%) RFID
6 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (13.64%) C
6 3 (13.64%) SLA
6 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
6 3 (13.64%) NFC
7 2 (9.09%) Physics
7 2 (9.09%) Huawei
7 2 (9.09%) Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 2 (9.09%) VoLTE
7 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (9.09%) GPRS
7 2 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Electronics
7 2 (9.09%) Finance

Radio Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LTE
2 6 (27.27%) 3G
2 6 (27.27%) 4G
2 6 (27.27%) Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) 2G
3 5 (22.73%) Bluetooth
3 5 (22.73%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (18.18%) RFID
4 4 (18.18%) WLAN
5 3 (13.64%) NFC
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.09%) GPRS
6 2 (9.09%) HSPA
6 2 (9.09%) VoLTE
7 1 (4.55%) GSM
7 1 (4.55%) TETRA
7 1 (4.55%) UMTS
7 1 (4.55%) UTRAN
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Avionics
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
1 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
1 2 (9.09%) Physics
1 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
2 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) People Management
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
2 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
2 2 (9.09%) Huawei
2 2 (9.09%) Mapinfo
2 2 (9.09%) Nokia Networks
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
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