The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 54 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing RNC 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.78% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 3.56% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £288 £266
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RNC
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 225 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.09% 21.93% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 120 89
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in Reading

RNC
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for RNC.

1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Node B
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) Node B
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei