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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 93 118 60
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -58
Contract jobs citing RNC 40 15 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.54% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 2.23% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
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£194 £255 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.01% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £255 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-34.02% -3.23%
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
771 672 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 24.16% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 249 178
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 46 31
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RNC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

RNC Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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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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
Newbury - 11 £194 -
Reading +12 10 - -
RNC
South East

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 30 (65.22%) 3G
1 30 (65.22%) 2G
2 26 (56.52%) Ericsson
3 25 (54.35%) Network Planning
4 24 (52.17%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
6 11 (23.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 11 (23.91%) 4G
7 9 (19.57%) QA
8 6 (13.04%) Cisco
8 6 (13.04%) UMTS
9 5 (10.87%) Wireless
9 5 (10.87%) Huawei
10 4 (8.70%) NBAP
10 4 (8.70%) LTE
10 4 (8.70%) MGW
10 4 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (6.52%) WiMAX
11 3 (6.52%) Oracle
11 3 (6.52%) GPRS
11 3 (6.52%) GSM
11 3 (6.52%) UTRAN
11 3 (6.52%) GGSN
11 3 (6.52%) SGSN
11 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
11 3 (6.52%) Degree
12 2 (4.35%) NAS
12 2 (4.35%) Nortel
12 2 (4.35%) Nokia
12 2 (4.35%) ATM

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) 3G
1 30 (65.22%) 2G
2 24 (52.17%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (23.91%) 4G
4 6 (13.04%) UMTS
5 5 (10.87%) Wireless
6 4 (8.70%) NBAP
6 4 (8.70%) LTE
6 4 (8.70%) MGW
7 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.52%) GGSN
7 3 (6.52%) SGSN
7 3 (6.52%) WiMAX
7 3 (6.52%) UTRAN
7 3 (6.52%) GPRS
7 3 (6.52%) GSM
8 2 (4.35%) ATM
8 2 (4.35%) SDH
8 2 (4.35%) NAS
9 1 (2.17%) GPON
General
1 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Planner
2 6 (13.04%) Databuild Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Transmission Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) RAN Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Transmission Planner
4 3 (6.52%) Tester
5 2 (4.35%) Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) 3G Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Microwave Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.17%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Network Planning
2 1 (2.17%) Project Management
2 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Ericsson
2 11 (23.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Huawei
5 4 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Nortel
7 2 (4.35%) Nokia
8 1 (2.17%) Siemens
8 1 (2.17%) Cramer
8 1 (2.17%) ComArch
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