The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing RNC 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.92% 3.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £260 -
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
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 72 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.20% 37.70% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 8
Average daily rate £350 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 Guildford

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

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

RNC
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

RNC Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (85.71%) Mapinfo
3 5 (71.43%) Ericsson
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (57.14%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (57.14%) Nokia
4 4 (57.14%) Nortel
4 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Huawei
5 3 (42.86%) LTE
5 3 (42.86%) MapBasic
5 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) MS Access
5 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (42.86%) Line Management
6 2 (28.57%) 4G
6 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (14.29%) ZTE
7 1 (14.29%) ETL
7 1 (14.29%) ATM
7 1 (14.29%) GPRS
7 1 (14.29%) GSM

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 5 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (42.86%) LTE
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) ATM
5 1 (14.29%) DWDM
5 1 (14.29%) GPRS
5 1 (14.29%) GSM
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RNC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RNC/RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) MapBasic
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Mapinfo
2 5 (71.43%) Ericsson
3 4 (57.14%) Huawei
3 4 (57.14%) Nokia
3 4 (57.14%) Nortel
4 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (14.29%) BT
5 1 (14.29%) NEC
5 1 (14.29%) NetCracker
5 1 (14.29%) Siemens
5 1 (14.29%) ZTE