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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 24 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing RNC 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.76% 0.58% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 2.33% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£260 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.55% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.64% 25.15% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 19
Average daily rate £268 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £138 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £408 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) GSM
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) Network Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Statistics
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (12.50%) WFM
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) SDH
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
2 7 (87.50%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) SDH
3 1 (12.50%) UMTS
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Network Planning
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) WFM
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks