The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 119 111 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -29
Contract jobs citing RNC 6 19 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.75% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 3.19% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate
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- £410 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £410 £344
% change year-on-year
-34.75% +19.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RNC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
657 596 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.28% 23.62% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 220 255
Average daily rate £330 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RNC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RNC across the Berkshire region.

RNC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RNC across the Berkshire region.

RNC Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

RNC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +20 2 - -
Bracknell - - - -
RNC
South East

RNC
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RNC also 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 that cited RNC.

1 4 (57.14%) 3G
1 4 (57.14%) 2G
1 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) GGSN
4 1 (14.29%) SGSN
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) MGW
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) WiMAX
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) SLA

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RNC also 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 that cited RNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) 3G
1 4 (57.14%) 2G
1 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) WiMAX
2 1 (14.29%) GGSN
2 1 (14.29%) SGSN
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) MGW
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) UMTS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Planner
1 2 (28.57%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) RNC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei