The first table below looks at the demand for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 399 - 426
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RNC 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £338 £270
% change year-on-year
-30.37% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2762 2829 3577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.06% 11.67% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1774 2066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 116 165
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
RNC
England

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in London

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in London

RNC
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (77.78%) Ericsson
3 13 (72.22%) 3G
4 12 (66.67%) 2G
4 12 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (44.44%) Nokia
5 8 (44.44%) ATM
6 7 (38.89%) SDH
6 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
6 7 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (33.33%) UMTS
7 6 (33.33%) GSM
8 4 (22.22%) WFM
9 3 (16.67%) LTE
9 3 (16.67%) SLA
10 1 (5.56%) Nortel
10 1 (5.56%) WAN
10 1 (5.56%) LAN
10 1 (5.56%) Broadband
10 1 (5.56%) DWDM
10 1 (5.56%) DSL
10 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 1 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (5.56%) NEC
10 1 (5.56%) MGW
10 1 (5.56%) 4G
10 1 (5.56%) ETL

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (72.22%) 3G
2 12 (66.67%) 2G
3 8 (44.44%) ATM
4 7 (38.89%) SDH
4 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
4 7 (38.89%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (33.33%) UMTS
5 6 (33.33%) GSM
6 3 (16.67%) LTE
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) Broadband
7 1 (5.56%) DWDM
7 1 (5.56%) DSL
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) MGW
7 1 (5.56%) 4G
General
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Field Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Project Director
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) WFM
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Ericsson
2 12 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (44.44%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Nortel
4 1 (5.56%) NEC