The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 146 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing RNC 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.048% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £299 £270
% change year-on-year
- +10.64%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
472 587 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.84% 14.13% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 347 239
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 36
Median hourly rate £19.63 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £35.00 £32.50
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing RNC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RNC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 - -
RNC
England

RNC
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 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 North West region with a requirement for RNC.

1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Node B
2 1 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (50.00%) NEC
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) GSM

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) Node B
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Performance Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) NEC
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel