The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
UK / England
Rank 568 585 513
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -72
Contract jobs citing RNC 5 19 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.042% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.29% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £450 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £298 £265
% change year-on-year
- +12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6290 6610 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.14% 14.44% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 3896 3923
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 386
Median hourly rate £26.23 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in England

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in England

RNC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RNC Hourly Rate Trend in England

RNC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands -9 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
RNC
UK

RNC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for RNC.

1 8 (88.89%) 3G
2 7 (77.78%) 2G
3 6 (66.67%) Ericsson
3 6 (66.67%) Nokia
3 6 (66.67%) SLA
3 6 (66.67%) Huawei
4 5 (55.56%) Nortel
4 5 (55.56%) NEC
5 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 3 (33.33%) Node B
6 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) ATM
7 1 (11.11%) GSM
7 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
7 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Skype
7 1 (11.11%) Statistics
7 1 (11.11%) LTE
7 1 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) 3G
2 7 (77.78%) 2G
3 3 (33.33%) 4G
3 3 (33.33%) Node B
4 2 (22.22%) ATM
4 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) GSM
5 1 (11.11%) LTE
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Performance Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 6 (66.67%) Huawei
1 6 (66.67%) Nokia
2 5 (55.56%) NEC
2 5 (55.56%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia Networks