The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 78 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing RNC 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.93% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 4.35% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £276 £265 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
271 184 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 21.45% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RNC across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (85.71%) 2G
2 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) LTE
3 4 (57.14%) 4G
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Network Planning
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
4 3 (42.86%) Nokia
4 3 (42.86%) Node B
5 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) UTRAN
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) Amdocs
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (28.57%) ComArch
5 2 (28.57%) Huawei
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) GIS

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (85.71%) 2G
2 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (57.14%) 4G
3 4 (57.14%) LTE
4 3 (42.86%) 3GPP
4 3 (42.86%) Node B
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (28.57%) UTRAN
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) DWDM
6 1 (14.29%) MGW
6 1 (14.29%) SDH
6 1 (14.29%) UMTS
6 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
6 1 (14.29%) VPLS
6 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Network Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) Amdocs
2 2 (28.57%) ComArch
2 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (14.29%) Cramer