The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 430 429 428
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing RNC 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.18% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £600 £252
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +138.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £299 £275
% change year-on-year
- +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RNC
England

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
2835 2832 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 12.49% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1889 1907 2087
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for RNC.

1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) UMTS
1 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) CDMA
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (33.33%) Arabic Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) HSPA
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Dialogic
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) UMTS
1 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) CDMA
2 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) HSPA
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Node B
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Arabic Language
2 1 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Dialogic