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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 210 225 160
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -65
Contract jobs citing RNC 51 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.21% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 1.18% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £255 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-34.02% -3.23%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2030 1604 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.70% 17.82% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 672 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 152
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RNC across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RNC across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

RNC Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +31 40 £194 -24.01% 1
RNC
England

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (64.91%) 3G
2 32 (56.14%) Network Planning
3 30 (52.63%) Ericsson
3 30 (52.63%) 2G
4 28 (49.12%) Telecoms
4 28 (49.12%) Radio Access Network
5 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 14 (24.56%) GSM
7 11 (19.30%) 4G
7 11 (19.30%) LTE
8 10 (17.54%) UMTS
9 9 (15.79%) QA
10 7 (12.28%) Statistics
10 7 (12.28%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (10.53%) ATM
11 6 (10.53%) SLA
11 6 (10.53%) Cisco
11 6 (10.53%) SDH
12 5 (8.77%) Huawei
12 5 (8.77%) Wireless
13 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
13 4 (7.02%) WFM
13 4 (7.02%) NBAP
13 4 (7.02%) MGW
13 4 (7.02%) Line Management
14 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
14 3 (5.26%) GGSN
14 3 (5.26%) SGSN

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (1.75%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 37 (64.91%) 3G
2 30 (52.63%) 2G
3 28 (49.12%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (24.56%) GSM
5 11 (19.30%) 4G
5 11 (19.30%) LTE
6 10 (17.54%) UMTS
7 6 (10.53%) SDH
7 6 (10.53%) ATM
8 5 (8.77%) Wireless
9 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.02%) NBAP
9 4 (7.02%) MGW
10 3 (5.26%) WiMAX
10 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
10 3 (5.26%) GGSN
10 3 (5.26%) SGSN
10 3 (5.26%) GPRS
10 3 (5.26%) UTRAN
11 2 (3.51%) NAS
General
1 28 (49.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Network Planner
2 7 (12.28%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Databuild Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Transmission Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Transmission Planner
7 2 (3.51%) 3G Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Radio Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Microwave Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Testing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Statistics
2 1 (1.75%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Network Planning
2 7 (12.28%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (7.02%) Line Management
3 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.02%) WFM
4 1 (1.75%) Project Management
4 1 (1.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 6 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Ericsson
2 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) Huawei
5 4 (7.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) Nortel
7 2 (3.51%) Nokia
8 1 (1.75%) Siemens
8 1 (1.75%) Cramer
8 1 (1.75%) ComArch
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