The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 405 418 379
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Contract jobs citing RNC 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.20% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£252 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £333 £279
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +19.28%
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2943 2962 3057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 1942 1934
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 161
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) ATM
1 4 (80.00%) SDH
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) UMTS
2 3 (60.00%) GSM
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) WFM
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) 2G
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) MGW
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) NEC
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Nortel

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) ATM
1 4 (80.00%) SDH
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (60.00%) UMTS
2 3 (60.00%) GSM
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) 2G
4 1 (20.00%) MGW
4 1 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Director
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) WFM
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) NEC
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel