The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 22 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing RNC 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 0.58% 1.55% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 6.90% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 20.93% 22.48% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 23
Average daily rate £290 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +573.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 10 (83.33%) 3G
1 10 (83.33%) 2G
2 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) 4G
3 6 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (50.00%) UMTS
4 5 (41.67%) Huawei
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) NBAP
6 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (25.00%) WiMAX
6 3 (25.00%) GSM
6 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) SDH
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) ATM
7 2 (16.67%) GPRS
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
7 2 (16.67%) CDMA2000
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) DSL
7 2 (16.67%) GGSN
7 2 (16.67%) SGSN
7 2 (16.67%) MGW
7 2 (16.67%) NAS
7 2 (16.67%) Tekelec
7 2 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (16.67%) HSPA

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 10 (83.33%) 3G
1 10 (83.33%) 2G
2 9 (75.00%) 4G
3 6 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (50.00%) UMTS
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) NBAP
5 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (25.00%) WiMAX
5 3 (25.00%) GSM
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) SDH
6 2 (16.67%) ATM
6 2 (16.67%) GPRS
6 2 (16.67%) CDMA2000
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) DSL
6 2 (16.67%) GGSN
6 2 (16.67%) SGSN
6 2 (16.67%) MGW
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Microwave Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Huawei
2 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Tekelec
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Nortel
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia