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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 67 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RNC 8 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% - 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £266 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -21.11%
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 235 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.53% 26.98% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 94 85
Average daily rate £388 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £59.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) 3G
1 9 (100.00%) 2G
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (44.44%) 4G
4 4 (44.44%) LTE
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Network Planning
5 3 (33.33%) ComArch
5 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 3 (33.33%) Nokia
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) VPLS
6 2 (22.22%) MGW
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (22.22%) DWDM
6 2 (22.22%) Remedy
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) VRRP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SDH
6 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Cramer
6 2 (22.22%) Amdocs

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) 3G
1 9 (100.00%) 2G
2 6 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (44.44%) LTE
3 4 (44.44%) 4G
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) VPLS
5 2 (22.22%) MGW
5 2 (22.22%) SDH
5 2 (22.22%) DWDM
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) VRRP
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
6 1 (11.11%) UMTS
6 1 (11.11%) UTRAN
6 1 (11.11%) GSM
6 1 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (11.11%) WiMAX
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Network Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 3 (33.33%) Nokia
1 3 (33.33%) ComArch
2 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) Cramer
2 2 (22.22%) Amdocs
3 1 (11.11%) Nortel
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks