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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 118 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Contract jobs citing RNC 5 25 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.97% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 3.70% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £395 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +68.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
-32.59% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (63.64%) Ericsson
2 4 (36.36%) 3G
2 4 (36.36%) 2G
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Huawei
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) CDMA
4 1 (9.09%) GSM
4 1 (9.09%) UMTS
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) UTRAN
4 1 (9.09%) DWDM
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) LTE
4 1 (9.09%) HSDPA
4 1 (9.09%) 4G

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (36.36%) 3G
1 4 (36.36%) 2G
1 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (9.09%) CDMA
2 1 (9.09%) GSM
2 1 (9.09%) UMTS
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) UTRAN
2 1 (9.09%) DWDM
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) HSDPA
2 1 (9.09%) 4G
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Databuild Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Planner
2 2 (18.18%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) RF Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) RNC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Commissioning Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Ericsson
2 2 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (18.18%) Huawei
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (9.09%) Nokia