The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 257 265 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing RNC 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.042% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £290 £245 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -38.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £245 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -18.33%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1708 1804 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.37% 19.12% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 883 737
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 102
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RNC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RNC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RNC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RNC across the South East region.

RNC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RNC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire -7 5 £290 +18.36%
RNC
England

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for RNC.

1 13 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (76.92%) 2G
3 9 (69.23%) 4G
4 8 (61.54%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
5 7 (53.85%) LTE
6 6 (46.15%) Node B
6 6 (46.15%) Wireless
6 6 (46.15%) ATM
7 5 (38.46%) Ericsson
7 5 (38.46%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (23.08%) Huawei
8 3 (23.08%) Actix
8 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Nokia
8 3 (23.08%) Mapinfo
9 2 (15.38%) CRM
9 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
9 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
9 2 (15.38%) MGW
9 2 (15.38%) Traffica
9 2 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
10 1 (7.69%) Tellabs
10 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media
10 1 (7.69%) Arqiva
10 1 (7.69%) Telindus
10 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 1 (7.69%) Degree

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Traffica
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (76.92%) 2G
3 9 (69.23%) 4G
4 8 (61.54%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (53.85%) LTE
6 6 (46.15%) ATM
6 6 (46.15%) Node B
6 6 (46.15%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) MGW
8 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
8 1 (7.69%) DWDM
8 1 (7.69%) GGSN
8 1 (7.69%) H.323
8 1 (7.69%) Megaco
8 1 (7.69%) SGSN
8 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (7.69%) SS7
8 1 (7.69%) UMTS
8 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
8 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 3G Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) LTE Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Optimisation Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior 3G Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia RNC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Ericsson
2 3 (23.08%) Actix
2 3 (23.08%) Huawei
2 3 (23.08%) Mapinfo
2 3 (23.08%) Nokia
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (7.69%) Arqiva
4 1 (7.69%) BT
4 1 (7.69%) GENBAND
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) NEC
4 1 (7.69%) NetCracker
4 1 (7.69%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Siemens
4 1 (7.69%) Telindus
4 1 (7.69%) Tellabs
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) Velocent
4 1 (7.69%) Virgin Media