The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 59 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing RNC 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.16% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.08% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £276 £265 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RNC
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.18% 15.22% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 43
Average daily rate £375 £295 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +61.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.37 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

RNC
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) ZTE
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) 4G

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) ZTE